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Tax & Trust

Our Personal Tax and Trust department has been recommended by the Legal 500.  The department is lead by senior consultant Paul Hirst who has considerable expertise in tax estate planning.   He deals with high net worth estates, including businesses, farms, overseas assets, family conflicts as well as issues of domicle and Sharia law.

Managing your personal affairs and wealth during your lifetime and in the event of death is an important issue for everyone.  Legal issues surrounding tax and trusts can appear confusing and to this end people often delay.

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10 Aug
Taylor Review of employment practices

Matthew Taylor, former aide to Tony Blair, in a recent government review of employment practices has suggested all work in the UK’s economy should be “fair and decent”. The report pays particular attention to the gig economy recommending the creation of a new category of worker, known as a ‘dependent contractor’, to provide additional rights […]

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What Clients Say

Originally we placed our case to recoup losses from a Builder who claimed that they had run out of finance and were unable to complete the contract we had to self fund the completion of the work.

We approached a Solicitor’s practice and they advised that after many months are investigation they felt that the builder could not repay the amount. We approached Stripes and they offered a no win no fee approached and we accepted.

Immediately they began proceedings against the Builder and they Court accepted the Claim and the Builder agreed to pay off the debt. Since then we have had a full settlement which Stripes concluded on our behalf.

Andrew Franks, Ellis Franks Ltd View More