Alan is one of Scotland's best-known tax practitioners and his practice covers the full range of taxes. He has particular experience of property tax issues including VAT and stamp duty land tax. He advises clients on corporate tax and he has contributed widely to authoritative publications in relation to wills, tax planning and trusts.
He is also a highly respected specialist in wills, trusts and estate planning matters and is a co-author of the leading book "Drafting Wills in Scotland".
Alan has written and researched about a great many tax matters. He brings a broad depth of legal knowledge and experience to transactions and planning for a wide range of clients from the largest corporates to individuals.
Alan is recognised as a ranked individual in Chambers & Partners for both Private Client and Tax, and was recently identified by Citywire Wealth Manager as one of 'The top ten lawyers every wealth manager needs to know'.
"It's always a great pleasure to work with him. He offers that top-rate service."
Chambers & Partners 2016