We draw on a multi-disciplinary team firm-wide to provide decisive and relevant tax advice that has a direct result on your commercial success.
Whether you are an entrepreneur, investor, fund manager or executive, whatever your sector, be it private, public or third-sector, we use our extensive knowledge and understanding of the tax issues and opportunities to help you achieve your objectives.
Our clients trust us with a wide range of tax matters, including the sale and purchase of companies and businesses, the acquisition, disposal or development of properties; joint ventures; group restructuring and reorganisations; the structuring of corporate finance; devising share schemes or employee benefit arrangements; and supporting you in the resolution of tax and tax-related disputes.
One of the most active firms in this field, we support UK resident and non-resident individuals, corporates, partnerships and funds with market-leading tax expertise across the UK and beyond, with a number of dual-qualified and multi-jurisdictional specialists.
Has the introduction of a tax relief and new ownership structure been slowly changing the face of UK business? The use of an EOT will generate tax-free capital gain, while providing benefit to employees.
All parties to labour supply chains need to be aware of their obligations arising from the new IR35 rules, particularly as the rules shift the liability and burden of operating PAYE. We take a look at the key changes and what they mean in practice.
DWF, the global legal business, has advised Custodian REIT plc on its latest £24.65 million property portfolio acquisition.
The process of administering a deceased person's estate can be a lengthy and arduous process. This article highlights the points to consider when dealing with an estate and applying for the Grant of Representation.
The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has recently published a wide-ranging review of IHT. The thorough report sets out the current rules regarding IHT and makes a number of interesting suggestions for changes to reform IHT.
The UK Government has lodged an annulment application to the General Court in respect of a recent EC decision which found certain parts of the CFC Group Financing Exemption gave rise to unlawful State aid.
DWF's Scottish corporate team has advised private equity investors Aliter Capital and Boston Networks on the acquisition of technology solutions business Pinacl Solutions and Pinacl GDA to create a new UK-wide network infrastructure and integrated technologies business.
On 2nd April 2019 the European Commission concluded that a tax break introduced in the Finance Act 2012 constitutes unlawful State aid to certain multi-national businesses.
DWF has advised on the management buyout (MBO) by Maven of Scottish business, CMS Window System (CMS), a manufacturer of premium windows and doors. This is the fourth investment made by Maven’s UK Regional Buyout Fund.