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Last updated on September 3rd, 2019 at 05:55 pm

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‘The Jonathan Lea Network’

We are a firm of solicitors based in Haywards Heath, Mid-Sussex. We work with clients throughout the UK and around the world, adopting a tailored, pragmatic and clear approach to each matter we take on.

Put simply, through our work we aim to increase your profit, protection and free time. We only accept instructions on matters where we know we can add value and will always ensure that clients have the benefit of fee certainty, including a commitment to fixed fees where possible.


How to apply for advance assurance from HMRC for an EMI share option scheme

 Published 8 days ago


To ensure that the EMI share option scheme being proposed meets the qualifying criteria it is important that you seek advance assurance from HMRC. This will enable HMRC to clarify any grey areas while reducing any uncertainty for the parties involved. Each advance assurance application is made by preparing and sending a letter to HMRC together with supporting documentation.

Advance Subscription Agreement: How they work and how to ensure SEIS/EIS compliance

 Published 13 days ago


Early stage companies with high growth aspire to gain quick and stable investment in order to survive. Traditional mechanisms of fundraising, including debt and equity investment are becoming less popular given the time, documentation and often disproportionate costs incurred. With the increased availability of private capital and seed enterprise investment scheme (“SEIS”) and enterprise investment […]

Why and how growth share schemes are used

 Published 27 days ago


The main rules relating to Entrepreneurs’ Relief which applies to the amount of Capital Gains Tax paid when some or all of a business is sold.

How To Get Entrepreneurs’ Relief On The Sale Of A Business Or Shares

 Published 31 days ago


The main rules relating to Entrepreneurs’ Relief which applies to the amount of Capital Gains Tax paid when some or all of a business is sold.

HMRC SEIS and EIS checklists and other changes

 Published 31 days ago


On 10 October 2019, HMRC introduced some rule changes relating to SEIS and EIS advance assurance applications. Below we have set out the main / significant changes that have come to our attention.