Tax & Legal Services

Clear guidance, uncomplicated advice, tailored to you. That’s the ethos at the heart of our tax and legal services – whether you’re looking for support for your business, personal finance or charity/not-for-profit organisation.

All bases covered

Our 70-strong team of tax experts will guide you through the compliance landscape and make sure you meet all your obligations, while our in-house law professionals will take care of the legal side.

Diverse expertise

We work with start-ups, SMEs and some of the largest companies in the world, as well as individuals. Our clients come to us (and keep coming back to us) because we take time to listen – really listen.

Dedicated team

You’ll get a dedicated partner and a bespoke team of tax and legal advisers who will get to know you and your business inside out. Think of us as an extra member of your team.

Get in touch

We offer a full range of tax services, backed up with legal support. If you’re not sure what service you need, or want some more information, drop us a line using the form below.

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Private Client Tax

Personal tax compliance

As our tax rules become increasingly complex, filing an annual tax return is just part of a taxpayer’s obligations. Nothing stays the same for long and as your personal circumstances change, your goals and aspirations are likely to dictate a need for different levels of professional support. We can be there to support you throughout.

Quality support and advice

We believe that to fully address your personal financial obligations , you need more than a processing function, you need a service that addresses your compliance requirements and provides links to specialists throughout Moore Kingston Smith and Moore globally to  enable you to do what you do best, knowing that Moore Kingston Smith will look after your tax and financial affairs.  Yes, we can file your tax returns and talk to HMRC on your behalf, but we can go beyond that and support you and your family in so many other ways.

You’ll get quality, consistent support from a talented team that goes beyond the compliance function to offer tax and planning advice as required to help you meet your obligations in a tax efficient manner.

Use us to start a process of reflection, to facilitate discussion, implement strategy, plan for succession and to provide a neutral sounding board for you and your family.

Personal service

You’ll interact with people, not a website. And you’ll get a dedicated partner and team of tax specialists to help you, whenever you need it.

You can count on us to take a holistic look at your tax situation. We can also advise trustees, executors of estates, property owners, those seeking tax efficient investment, entrepreneurs, ex-pats and non-domiciled individuals.

A joined-up approach

To plan for our clients in the most effective way, we take a joined-up approach. We consider the tax, legal and financial planning aspects of every scenario. We have an in-house team of lawyers and independent financial advisers, but we’ll happily work with any preferred or existing advisors you already have.

To find out more about how our personal tax service could help you, get in touch with our expert partner in this field, Lynne Rowland.

Business and Corporate Tax

Practical, commercially driven, risk-assessed advice. That’s what you’ll get from our corporate and business tax advisers.

We’ve been helping businesses with every aspect of their taxes for over 80 years, with hands-on involvement from partners and a team of technical experts.

We can support you with any business tax need that you have – from managing tax risk to employment tax to navigating partnerships and LLPS and beyond. Take a look at our full range of services below.

Legal Services

Following changes in government legislation, we became the first medium-sized accounting firm licensed to provide legal services by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Our legal team works closely with our many specialist partners and staff supporting corporate and private clients. This joined-up approach means you no longer have to source and brief individual firms. With our holistic offering, you can keep your tax, accounting and legal affairs together in the hands of the trusted advisers who know you best.

We focus on legal services in the following key areas:

Corporate clients

  • Company law and general business law advice
  • Group reorganisations, including capital reductions and share buybacks
  • Investment, shareholders’ agreements and joint ventures
  • Share incentives, including EMI share schemes and Employee Ownership Trusts
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Commercial agreements
  • Private clients

Probate and estate administration

  • Wills and inheritance tax planning
  • Creation and dissolution of trusts
  • Lasting powers of attorney
  • Charities, Not for Profit

Charity law and regulation

  • Charity formation
  • Charity registration
  • Incorporation
  • Charity mergers and collaboration
  • Trustees duties and responsibilities
  • Governance
  • Permanent endowment and restricted trusts
  • Charity disputes
  • Serious Incident Reports to the Charity Commission
  • Charity Commission inquiries
  • Trading companies
  • Fundraising

We can also advise schools, social enterprises, Royal Charters and religious charities on canon law (where relevant).

 

Lead Contact

Andrew Constable

Partner
+44 (0)20 7566 3741
Email: Andrew Constable

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