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Our specialist Tax Planning and Trusts team comprises specialist lawyers and trust administrators who advise on all aspects of trust and personal tax law.
The team has wide ranging experience and are drawn from a variety of City and regional law firms. They have substantial domestic and offshore experience and work closely with the firm’s other teams.
Our team is able to advise on the following:
For further information on Inheritance Tax see our client guides on the right of this page.
A poorly managed trust can be worse than no trust at all. We can help new and existing trustees deal with trust administration:
For further information on tax and trusts see our client guides at the top right of the page.
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Blake Morgan has made three key appointments to build on the success of its Private Law team. The firm has appointed Mark Scott as a Legal Director in the firm’s London office.
Leading national law firm Blake Morgan has invested heavily in its London-based teams with a number of key appointments across a range of practices.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer may have grabbed headlines by declaring war on sugar in his Spring Budget – but there were also several sweeteners for businesses and individuals alike.
If you have had a falling out with a family member then you need to make sure you have created a Will. Even if you aren't on speaking terms, they could still inherit from you under the Intestacy Rules unless if you have not left a Will.
Making lifetime gifts to children can be sensible inheritance tax planning, however, there are plenty of non-tax related issues to think about too such as the presumption against double portions. Our expert explains what this means.
Many individuals selling businesses often look to retire (lucky devils!) and ask how they can use the money from the sale to plan for their family's future. Others look to make tax efficient investments in other businesses.
On 10 August the Government published its response to a consultation on the taxation of termination payments. Lisa Wallis and Ruth Christy consider the Government's plans in more detail and their implications.
Recent changes in residential property tax are confusing for us all.
Careful planning is needed to ensure that valuable assets, such as works of art and literature or land and buildings which are important to the UK’s national heritage, can be passed down to the next generation in the most tax-efficient manner.