Corporate and Business Taxes
Commercially trusted and expert corporate tax advisory service
At Blake Morgan, our Corporate Tax team provides detailed and in-depth advice in relation to all matters that affect the life of a corporate client. Our tax advice recognises that commercial and pragmatic solutions are often required, and the Blake Morgan team has sufficient depth of expertise to deliver.
Our expert tax lawyers have extensive expertise in developing and implementing tax advantaged and non-tax advantaged schemes for both UK and foreign-based companies.
Main Areas Of Practice
Our Tax team delivers targeted, pragmatic advice using our breadth of experience to distil complex rules in an accessible manner.
Our Corporate Tax team provides expert advice on reconstructions and re-organisations, exit strategies, fund raising, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, investment, succession in family businesses, tax reliefs and exemptions, tax clearances and property taxes as they relate to corporate transactions.
Our Share Options team provides expert advice on employee remuneration and share schemes, in particular the availability of tax-advantaged and non-tax advantaged share schemes, designing and implementing share schemes, advice on share scheme administration, granting new awards, and due diligence on share schemes in the context of mergers and acquisitions.
Our Employment Taxes team provides expert advice on all employee remuneration tax issues including the benefits code, the taxation of settlement agreements and IR35 (public and private sector).
Our expert Pensions team provides advice on all pensions tax issues including individuals who are close to or beyond thresholds for pensions tax concessions, international pensions issues (from a UK tax perspective), arrangements outside the usual pensions tax concessions, such as an EFRBS, a type of small scheme set up by SMEs known as a SSAS, and excepted life assurance arrangements.
Our clients range from large corporates, both national and international, through to SMEs and sole traders. Our corporate clients carry on business in sectors such as retail, film, manufacturing, leisure, education, health care and property. We also advise individuals on their tax position vis-à-vis their employer and when investing in or exiting from a business.
“Blake Morgan LLP has an excellent range and depth of team knowledge and good commercial understanding.”
- The Legal 500 2019
Awards and Accolades
Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year
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