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Effectively managing your assets

What is involved?

Tax is an essential consideration when managing your assets and personal transactions. Evading taxation has serious implications for individuals as well as businesses, so it’s important to seek the right legal advice. We can help you to plan for taxes effectively. There are five taxes to take into account, these include:

  • Capital gains tax (CGT) – A tax on the profit when you sell something that’s increased in value
  • Inheritance tax (IHT) – A tax on the property, money and possessions of someone who has died
  • Income tax – A tax on your income which varies depending on how much you earn
  • Value added tax (VAT) – A tax placed on a product whenever value is added at a stage of production
  • Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) – A tax you pay if you buy property or land over the price of £125,000

Why choose Freeths?

  • We will explain the law to you in plain English, ensuring that our advice is sensible and achievable
  • You can rely on us to be approachable, friendly and readily available to discuss your case
  • Our team help a wide range of people, including high net worth individuals with complex estates

We also have a wide variety of information guides regarding personal taxation, including chargeable event certificates and tax return price lists for individuals, trusts, and estate administration. Please get in touch if you would like a copy.

We will identify possible traps and pitfalls, and advise you on how to overcome any potential problems.

It is extremely important for us to ensure that tax mitigation schemes do not intrude on your lifestyle.

Our dedicated team are experts in the construction of schemes to preserve your wealth and minimise the impact of these taxes. We can help you to make the most of what you have, while staying within the boundaries of the law. Tax planning can be complex, but we have the analytical skill to guide you through it.

Call our experienced Private Client team to find out how we can help you.

Legal 500, 2020 Top Tier Firm Freeths LLP

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"National head of private client Nigel Roots is an expert in trusts, tax and charities, including contentious trusts matters."


"Sources note Nigel Cullen's long-standing and distinguished career in the Nottingham market. His areas of expertise include inheritance tax planning and notary services."

(Chambers & Partners)


"Jane Maitland has particular expertise in wealth protection, advising high net worth private clients on estate planning and asset protection matters."

(Chambers & Partners, 2017)


Freeths LLP has a "hugely experienced and knowledgeable team."

(The Legal 500, 2019)

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