Leigh is Head of Business and Property Taxes at Howard Kennedy LLP within the Corporate Department.
Leigh maintains a broad practice, advising on all areas of taxation that are relevant to the corporate / business sector. He has considerable experience of advising on real estate acquisition and development tax issues, employment tax and VAT. He also advises extensively on corporate M&A, private equity and funding tax issues including management incentivisation, share schemes and venture capital investments.
Leigh is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) Property Taxes Sub-Committee. He is also a member of the HMRC SDLT Working Together Steering Group, working with HMRC and HM Treasury to improve the SDLT regime, and of the Stamp Taxes Practitioners’ Group and Law Society's Stamp Taxes Working Group.
Leigh has been granted patents in the UK and US and has also had a painting exhibited at the Tate Gallery.
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