Brodies' tax team offers clients an exceptional breadth and depth of expertise, which is unsurpassed in the Scottish legal marketplace. We provide stand alone tax planning and compliance advice as well as comprehensive transactional support.

Our team of solicitors, chartered accountants and chartered tax advisors has the experience and specialist skills to provide clients with pragmatic and technically astute advice on UK and Scottish taxes.

We understand how tax considerations must fit within a broader commercial picture and can provide tax advice on any area of your business or personal activities, working closely in partnership with other departments to provide a seamless service.

Particular areas of expertise include:

  • Vendor tax planning
  • Structuring property joint ventures
  • Land and Buildings Transaction Tax planning
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax mitigation
  • VAT planning
  • Employment-related tax issues

We advise on the tax aspects of company acquisitions, disposals and reconstructions, and complex commercial property transactions and, particularly in recent years, we have been heavily involved in the tax optimisation of insolvency-related transactions and restructurings.

We also provide tax consultancy services to accountancy and other legal firms, particularly in relation to property tax issues.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­Our team is closely involved in a number of tax consultation groups which liaise with HM Revenue & Customs and with the Scottish Government in relation to the new Scottish Taxes including LBTT. Team members sit on the Law Society of Scotland Tax Committee (of which Isobel d'Inverno is also Convenor), the Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group, the Scottish Property Federation and the Stamp Duty Land Tax Working Together Group.

As a result, we are able to offer our clients cutting edge and innovative advice, helping them to navigate their way through increasingly uncertain economic waters.

For more information and to discuss how we could help you, please contact Isobel d'Inverno and Alan Barr.

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