Leaders: Michael Sherry
Michael Sherry is an experienced and accomplished barrister based in London. Michael has worked out of Temple Tax Chambers since 1985, where he was formerly Head of Chambers.
An author, advisor and advocate, the Oxford educated barrister is highly knowledgeable in all matters relating to UK tax law. Michael Sherry holds particular expertise in the law surrounding VAT and duties, private client matters, tax planning and property, as well as money laundering legislation.
It is clear that Michael Sherry’s skill for tax law goes beyond advising his clients. He has involved himself in numerous publications, notably the definitive Whiteman and Sherry books on capital gains and income tax. A prolific author, he has lent his writing hand to several other papers and articles, as well as delivering lectures and webinars on a wide array of tax related subjects.
Michael has held many prestigious positions over the years, thus giving him a diverse strength of experiences which have made him the expert he is today. To learn more about his professional journey, his specialities or his services, consult the links below.
Michael Sherry is an effective problem solver, bringing his commercial approach to tax issues across the board. His know-how allows him to work with a wide range of clients - Michael has aided LLPs, hedge fund managers and family businesses alike, even stepping in for his clients to rectify issues arising out of the technical misapplication of the law by HMRC, for example.
With a keen eye for detail, Michael presents his clients with tax insights that are often overlooked, in particular, the current benefits for residential landlords who incorporate themselves into limited companies. His precise understanding of the complexities in this area make him a game changing asset to anyone who is looking to grow their portfolio and maximise the return on their property investment.
Michael can be the essential guide for all those who seek advice on extracting value from companies, listing on a stock market, planning shareholder and employee remuneration, navigating tax treaties, and capital gains and inheritance tax liabilities – he is the expert on tax law.
In brief, the services provided by Michael Sherry include:
· Helping owner managed business with all tax issues.
· Assisting residential landlords with incorporation.
· Extracting value from companies.
· Advising on back duty.
· Employment income rewards and shares.
· Anti-avoidance provisions.
· Transactions in land.
· Trusts (UK & Offshore).
· Estate planning.
· Other complex financial matters, including those arising out of high net worth divorce.
Featured in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, amongst others, Michael Sherry has made a real name for himself in the world of tax law. Even after decades, he has an unmatched reputation for consistently uncovering innovative solutions to seemingly intractable problems. His clients rely on his analytical skills as well as his concise and comprehensive communication, no matter how intricate their issue presents itself to be.
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