Martin Griffiths, Partner
Martin advises on all aspects of corporate tax law.
SummaryMartin advises on all aspects of corporate tax law with areas of expertise including domestic and international tax structuring, tax on corporate and property transactions, investment fund tax issues, private equity structuring, stamp duties and value added tax. Martin also specialises in employee share schemes, employment taxes and remuneration planning. Martin acts for a range of clients, from private wealth and family offices investing into UK property, to entrepreneurs starting and developing their UK businesses and charities looking for support through the challenges of the UK tax system.
Martin has designed and implemented employee share schemes for a wide range of clients from listed multi-national groups to private and start-up UK business. He is a member of the share plan lawyers association. He is also a regular speaker on investing in UK land, employee share schemes and charity tax law.
Martin is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising on the structuring of £75m fund investing into UK non-residential land
- Advising on the stamp duty land tax and VAT impact of a land exchange of non-residential property in Central London with a combined land value in excess of £150million
- Designing and implementing a long term incentive plan for a main market listed multi-national mining company
- Carrying out a “top to bottom” review of remuneration and incentivisation structures of an AIM listed technology solutions business, including recommendations for future employee share incentive arrangements
News & Insights
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