Draft Finance Bill (No.2) 2017 published

The Government has published the second Finance Bill of 2017 which had its second reading in the House of Commons last week. The proposals contain a raft of legislation which were excluded from the first Finance Bill which was shortened in view of the snap election. From a private client perspective, the main proposals are…

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Solicitor Jagat Shah joins Meadows Ryan’s Private Client Team

We are pleased to welcome Jagat Shah to our Private Client Team. Jagat is an experienced private client solicitor, advising families and individuals on all aspects of private client law including inheritance tax and succession planning, wills, administration of estates, trust creation and administration, and powers of attorney. Jagat qualified as a solicitor in 2010…

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A continued partnership with St. George’s Hill Lawn Tennis

We are very pleased to announce the renewal of Meadows Ryan Solicitors’ sponsorship with St George’s Hill Lawn Tennis Club. Piers Meadows, Managing Partner, commented: “We are delighted to support the Club which is going from strength to strength. It is a pleasure to be involved with the Juniors’ section of the Club and to…

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Property Development: are you using an LLP?

Property Development: are you using an LLP? When you put together developers (who want to minimise bank borrowings/charges) and private investors (wanting a great return on their cash) you have the makings of a lucrative joint venture. Many of our clients are currently using limited liability partnerships (LLPs) to structure their projects. Why? LLPs are…

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A year of change…

2016 witnessed many changes from the deaths of a multitude of icons, a drastic change to the Stamp Duty Land Tax regime and the rocking of the political establishment with the Brexit Vote and the election of U.S. President Donald Trump. In spite of this unsettling background, Meadows Ryan Solicitors are proud of the firm’s…

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Nil Rate Band Inheritance Tax introduced for 2017

The Conservative Government have introduced an Inheritance Tax Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) in addition to the existing Inheritance Tax allowance of £325,000 and the Transferable Inheritance Tax allowance (where the first spouse or civil partner to die leaves his or her entire estate to the survivor). The RNRB is available to individuals dying after…

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