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12 February 2016

Charles Russell Speechlys wins ‘Best EIS/SEIS Legal or Regulatory Adviser’

Charles Russell Speechlys was last night named the ‘Best EIS/SEIS Legal or Regulatory Adviser’ at the EIS Association Awards, which recognise outstanding performance in the context of EIS/SEIS schemes during 2015.

The EIS is designed to help smaller, higher-risk growth companies to raise finance by offering a range of tax reliefs to investors who subscribe for new shares in those companies. The award reflects the expertise for which Charles Russell Speechlys is known within the industry as advisors to high net worth individuals investing in companies, as well as the corporates themselves.

In selecting Charles Russell Speechlys, the judging panel noted that the firm “epitomises the ethos needed to help continue to grow awareness of the EIS industry”.

Malcolm MacDougall, who heads Charles Russell Speechlys’ EIS Group commented “We are delighted to continue to support the EIS Association, investors, entrepreneurs and investee companies. EIS is an important driver for early stage and growth companies and we are proud to have been recognised for our contribution to the industry ”.