Financial services & Tax

‘Super-deduction’ tax break ‘grossly unfair’ for professional services industry 

Many professional services businesses set to miss out on £25 billion 'super-deduction' tax break

05 Mar 2021 | Agricultural

Budget: No ‘sharp teeth’ on tax, but avoidance schemes will feel the bite 

Anticipated tax increases failed to materialise, though new steps on tax avoidance were unveiled

04 Mar 2021 | Courts & Judiciary

Money-laundering: register by Sunday or stop tax advice work

Firms and freelance solicitors have until Sunday 10 January to check whether any of their tax advice work falls within the new definition for money-launder

Post-Brexit trade deal: limited rights for lawyers are better than none

UK solicitors and barristers will, as New Year dawns, still be able to advise EU clients on UK and public international law
 

From doleiros in Janeiros to London’s real estate

Lawyers must break the chain of financial crime, Stephen Baker and Jessica Henson say
 

25 Nov 2020 | Crime

Check frozen assets list, urges SRA

Solicitors must check the latest treasury list of frozen assets and report by 16 October if they are holding client monies subject to financial sanctions

The great wealth shift

The great wealth transfer will offer significant opportunities for lawyers, as Pippa Allsop explains

12 Feb 2020 | Family

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Plexus secures £15m investment

Defendant law firm Plexus Law has secured a £15m private equity investment from Origin Equity in return for a minority shareholding in th

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