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

 Published 1 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 1 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.

How to Register a Charge over a Company

 Published 5 days ago

A charge can be registered by any interested party, and a company need not register a charge itself. Generally, the lender or the lender’s agent will register the charge. The form needed to register the particulars of a charge is Form MR01 where the charge has been created with or evidenced by an instrument.

How The IR35 Changes Will Affect Rules On Self-Employment

 Published 15 days ago

From 2020 onwards, private companies will become responsible for assessing the status of those who work for them through intermediaries. Liability for failure to comply with IR35 rules will also shift to these private companies.

The Benefits Of Being A Self Employed Solicitor

 Published 16 days ago

The exacting demands of law firms on their employed solicitors combined with the ever more limited career advancement options and the inability of remuneration to make up for the life scarifies required to keep your job means that an increasing number of practising lawyers are starting to consider the opportunity of self employment as a better way to develop their career. This article explores some of the main reasons why many more lawyers should be looking to develop their careers as self-employed solicitors.