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MacRoberts LLP

EXCEL HOUSE, 30 SEMPLE STREET, EDINBURGH, EH3 8BL, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0131 229 5046
Fax:
Fax 0131 229 0849
DX:
207 EDINBURGH
Email:
Web:
https://www.macroberts.com
Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow

Ainsley MacLaren

Tel:
Work 0131 248 2235
Email:
MacRoberts LLP

Work Department

Corporate Tax, Share Schemes and Incentives

Position

Partner

Career

Ainsley advises on transactional tax matters, and regularly advises clients on a range of taxes, including VAT and stamp duty land tax/land and buildings transaction tax as well as on share schemes and cash-based incentives.

She is a Chartered Tax Adviser and sits on the Tax Committees of both the Law Society of Scotland and the Scottish Property Federation. She is also a member of the Stamp Taxes Practitioners’ Group.

Education

University of Glasgow
Diploma in Legal Practice
1994-1995

University of Glasgow
LLB (Hons)
1990-1994


Scotland: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

Chartered tax adviser Ainsley MacLaren is the key contact at MacRoberts LLP. In addition to providing corporate support, MacLaren advises on LBTT/SDLT and VAT issues in property transactions, employee share schemes, venture capital reliefs and tax planning, among other areas. In 2017, MacLaren assisted the shareholders of Boyd Insurance with Boyd's sale to Broker Network. Another highlight involved acting for the shareholders of CLCB Holdings (trading as CORGI HomePlan) in the sale of the business to OVO Energy. MacLaren is particularly sought-after by charities; areas of expertise include the tax aspects of charitable trading, sponsorship arrangements and mergers between charities.

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