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80 GUILDHALL STREET, BURY ST EDMUNDS, IP33 1QB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01284 762211
Fax:
Fax 01284 717499
DX:
57205 BURY ST EDMUNDS
Email:
Web:
www.greene-greene.com

Wayne Perrin

Tel:
Work 01284 717454
Email:
Greene & Greene

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Wayne is a dual-qualified solicitor and chartered tax adviser (CIOT). Working primarily in the area of trusts and capital tax planning, including advising on both corporate and partnership structures, he also advises on wills and powers of attorney, and acts for a number of vulnerable adults in difficult circumstances.

Career

Trained CBA Law, Ipswich; qualified 2005; Sprake & Kingsley 2006-12; Greene & Greene 2012 to date, partner 2013.

Member

Chartered Institute of Taxation; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Education

Cambridge University (MA).

Leisure

Cricket and golf


East Anglia: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

'No stone is left unturned' at Greene & Greene in Bury St Edmunds, where the agriculture and estates practice has a good reputation among regional land agents. It frequently handles farm sales and purchases, Settled Land Act estates work, agricultural tenancy issues, succession planning and taxation including agricultural and business property advice. Director and practice head Jonathan Mathers does 'an absolutely super job; he has excellent attention to detail and huge knowledge when it comes to property purchases' and the lawyers in his team are 'all superb'. Corporate finance partner Neil Walmsley specialises in the acquisition, disposal, financing and restructuring of businesses and rural enterprises. Employment specialist Selene Holden deals with agricultural issues including disputes over family succession, licences for power lines, problems with farm managers, issues caused by land contamination, and development of agricultural land. Property litigator Andrea Nicholls, chartered tax adviser Wayne Perrin and corporate partner Mark Daly also play key roles in the practice. A highlight for the practice was its work for a new farming company in its £16m purchase of a premier estate in Suffolk.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate: elsewhere in East Anglia

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: elsewhere in East Anglia

Greene & Greene is 'very good, providing fast and helpful responses from a good selection of people able to provide specialist knowledge as needed'. One client describes the practice as 'first-class, always accessible, quick and efficient'. Head of department and STEP member Wayne Perrin, who is one of three qualified chartered tax advisors in the practice, is 'always available, approachable and capable of providing good information in a friendly and clear manner; he listens and then offers good clear advice'. He recently advised  a client on a tax-efficient succession strategy for a £12m estate. The practice is best-known for advice on taxation, but it has a broad client base for complex trusts, estates and probate matters. Solicitor and chartered tax advisor Nigel Scase is 'very knowledgeable regarding HMRC and acts with reasonable promptitude'. Jonathan Mathers, who handles agricultural and private client matters, and trusts and estates practitioners Martine Swaep and Ian Cottam are also recommended.

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