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Wills & Probate Specialist Joins Meridian Private Client

By | 2019-07-12T11:10:21+00:00 July 12th, 2019|

Solihull-based specialist law firm Meridian Private Client has recruited an experienced private client lawyer. Edward Jones joins Meridian as an Associate from a well-known Midlands law firm, having previously worked in-house at a top UK bank and also at a leading national legal services provider. On his appointment Edward said: “I am delighted to

Promotions at Meridian

By | 2019-05-31T13:09:40+00:00 May 24th, 2019|

Birmingham Post 23 May 2019 On the back of several years of strong growth and increasing demand for sophisticated private client legal and tax services, Meridian has promoted three of its senior solicitors to Partner with effect from 1 May. The new partners are Vicki Bennett, Peter Gate and Mark Terrar. Vicki Bennett and

Birmingham Post Rich List 2019 – A Unique Offering at Meridian

By | 2019-05-31T13:06:03+00:00 January 25th, 2019|

Meridian Private Client is a law firm based in the West Midlands which specialises in advising individuals on legal and tax issues. Meridian’s growing team of almost thirty is one of the largest private client teams in the Midlands and consists of a mix of solicitors and tax specialists from an accountancy background. This unique

Meridian Private Client LLP Brings On Board a New Specialist Trust and Probate Litigation Team

By | 2018-05-03T11:35:13+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|

Meridian Private Client LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of a specialist contentious trusts and probate team. Mark Abrol, who joins as a partner, heads up the new team and is supported by Mark Terrar, senior associate, and Emma-Louise Green, associate.  All of the team are members of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate

New Specialist Litigation Team for Meridian

By | 2018-05-03T11:25:13+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|

Meridian Private Client is pleased to announce the arrival of a specialist trust and probate litigation team. The new team will complement the firm’s existing services which are focused on helping individuals protect their family wealth through tax and estate planning. It is becoming increasingly common for disputes to arise in relation to a deceased’s estate. The average value of an estate has risen considerably whilst

Tax Tips for Property Development – Rich List 2018

By | 2018-04-30T15:44:58+00:00 January 1st, 2018|

The relaxation of planning rules and the need for more housing generally provides increasing opportunities for families to sell land for property development. Profits realised can be very substantial but, without careful tax planning, a significant proportion can be swallowed up in tax. It is generally preferable for any gain on the sale of land to be subject to capital gains tax (“CGT”) as

Planning For Your Family Involves More Than A Will

By | 2018-04-27T10:16:48+00:00 September 1st, 2017|

Nationally, the total inheritance tax (IHT) bill for the 2016/7 tax year has hit £4.9 billion and a further increase of over 20 per cent is expected in the current tax year. The burden is likely to grow as asset prices rise and the government looks for more tax revenue. Rising house prices in areas

The Taxing Question of Domicile – Rich List 2017

By | 2018-04-30T15:43:02+00:00 January 27th, 2017|

The imminent changes to the taxation of ‘non-UK domiciled’ individuals will undoubtedly impact upon where internationally mobile individuals choose to base themselves in the future, especially in the wake of the momentous worldwide political events of 2016. Currently a UK resident but non-domiciled individual can, by paying a remittance basis charge, choose to pay tax on his or her foreign source income and gains

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