Monthly Archives: June 2013

Do they think it’s all over? – Anthony Hennessy examines SDLT

This article is reproduced here with the kind permission of Solicitors Journal Following the introduction of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in 2003, SDLT avoidance schemes enjoyed several seasons in the sun. Schemes and their promoters flourished. The volume of land transactions (in boom property times), the very mechanical way in which land transaction returns […]

Part-time partners: why the legal profession is changing

Only 9.4% of equity partners in law firms are women, despite equal numbers of men and women entering the profession In the world of big law, equity partnership is broadly equivalent to being on a board of directors. In the top 100 law firms in the UK, just 9.4% of equity partners are women. This is even […]