The week on eprivateclient: 2018 Top Law Firms, Irwin Mitchell, Penningtons Manches and more..

13/04/2018 Will Sidery

A look at the top stories on eprivateclient this week…


The 2018 eprivateclient Top Law Firms’ rankings are published with 44 firms across three tiers featuring this year

The UK Labour Party calls for an investigation into Formula 1’s tax affairs after F1’s owner settled a £180 million agreement with HMRC last year over a legal tax avoidance scheme


Former eprivateclient Top 35 Under 35 – Lucy Edwards – is among three at Penningtons Manches promoted to the law firm’s partnership

In the wake of the Salisbury spy poisoning scandal, the US Treasury imposes sanctions on a number of Russian oligarchs and the assets they own, including – according to a report in the Jersey Evening Post – three Jersey based companies


UK accountancy and advisory firm, Mazars, hires Andrew Spence and Andrew Westhead as partners and to head the tax teams in Birmingham and the North West respectively

The manager of a well-known male stripping troupe, who was sentenced in her absence for tax and benefit fraud, is finally behind bars after more than a year on the run


New UK proposals to speed up CGT payments for residential property sales, by HMRC could have a negative impact on individuals, landlords and property investors, Nimesh Shah, a partner at accounting, tax and advisory practice Blick Rothenberg, warns

UK law firm Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth appoints its national head of family - and a 2018 eprivateclient 50 Most Influential - Ros Bever as the firm’s new regional managing partner in Manchester, effective 1 May 2018


Former eprivateclient Top 35 under 35 and partner at accountancy firm Dixon Wilson, Sonya Rees, joins US and UK tax advisers Westleton Drake as an associate director 

International tax law firm Mark Davies & Associates enters into a collaboration with US tax advisory firm Andersen Tax

There are now just three weeks left to nominate for the inaugural eprivateclient Top 35 Under 35 Channel Islands – recognising the rising talents in the private client sector in Jersey and Guernsey. To nominate, please click here

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