What can Gregory do for you?
Gregory advises clients both in the UK and abroad on a wide range of wills, succession, tax and trust issues. This usually involves advice on how individuals, partnerships, trustees and companies might restructure the holding of their assets, both from a family and tax perspective. Gregory has particular expertise in advising property owners eg, landed estates and offshore trustees.
Supporting your ambitions
- Advising the owners of a large landed estate on how to consolidate their land holdings in various family trusts within the family farming partnership into a more straightforward and tax efficient structure.
- Giving strategic advice to offshore trustees on how to restructure their UK property portfolios, both commercial and residential, in the light of the recent UK tax changes affecting offshore owners of UK property.
- Giving advice to a UK family farming partnership on how to structure its land holdings to obtain capital gains tax Entrepreneurs’ Relief on the sale of land for development.
What do others say?
Chambers and Partners (2018) says: Gregory Laming works closely with local and international clients and has particular expertise in matters involving agricultural and commercial property. Market insiders say he is “very personable, extremely knowledgeable and well-liked by private clients,” adding; “He is friendly and helpful, and has a relaxed style.” Peers comment: “He is a very bright chap”.
What else should you know?
Gregory’s main interests outside the office are skiing, cycling and playing classical guitar.
Gregory spent two months on his most recent sabbatical cycling "coast to coast" across France from St Malo on the Atlantic to Nice on the Mediterranean.
Before becoming a solicitor, Gregory was an academic and holds a Ph.D. from Trinity College, Cambridge.
Our probate fees
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