We advise individuals, families and family businesses on all aspects of succession, tax and estate planning and in structuring their affairs in a tax efficient manner. Our expertise includes:

  • Reorganisation and transfer of family businesses
  • Asset protection
  • Transfer of assets by gift or inheritance
  • Trusts – Advising on Bare Trusts, Fixed Trusts, Life Interest Trusts, Discretionary Trusts and Special Trusts for permanently incapacitated individuals
  • Family partnerships
  • Farm Succession
  • Capital Gains Tax advice on disposals
  • Local Property Tax
  • Help to buy Incentive (HTB)
  • Stamp Duty

To discuss any aspect of our Tax services please contact us. Ruth is the current chairperson of the law society taxation committee.

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Notice To ClientsGerrard L. McGowan LLP Solicitors

Notification of Authorisation of Gerrard L. McGowan Solicitors to operate as an LLP (Limited Liability Partnership).

Under the Legal Services Regulation Act, 2015 (Limited Liability Partnerships) (Section 130) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 519 of 2019) as soon as practicable after we have been authorised to operate as an LLP we are obliged to provide the following information to our clients and creditors: –

(a) Gerrard L. McGowan Solicitors have been authorised to operate, and are now operating, as an LLP (hereinafter called “the LLP”);

(b) The LLP has been authorised with effect from 3rd May 2021;

(c) From 3rd May 2021, as set out in section 123 of the Act (subject to the exceptions listed therein), a partner in the LLP has no personal liability for any debts, liabilities or obligations which are incurred for the purpose of carrying on the business of the LLP (whether these are liabilities of the LLP, of himself or herself, of another partner or partners in the LLP or of any employee, agent or representative of the LLP) and however such liability may arise;

(d) That (c) above relates only to the personal liability of partners and does not prevent or restrict the enforcement against the property of the LLP of any debt, liability or obligation; and

(e) that from 3rd May 2021 the Partnership Act 1890 applies to the LLP to the extent that it is not inconsistent with Chapter 3 of Part 8 of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015.

Dated: 3rd May 2021