Dr Gregory Laming > Mills & Reeve LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
1 St James Court
WHITEFRIARS
NORWICH
NR3 1RU
England

Work Department

Private tax.

Position

Gregory has a wide experience acting for individuals in relation to wills, tax and trust matters, including Court of Protection work. Much of his work has involved creating solutions to tax planning problems and giving detailed inheritance tax, income tax and capital gains tax advice in both the onshore and offshore arenas, and more recently in relation to the pre-owned assets charge. Gregory’s recent work includes advising shareholders in a large property investment company on tax and succession planning, wealthy land owners on structuring their wills and property interests to maximise available inheritance tax reliefs, the trustees of farm land how to minimise their tax exposure on the sale for residential development and giving detailed offshore trust advice.

Career

Trainee solicitor Slaughter and May 1997-99; solicitor Withers 1999-2000; solicitor Mills & Reeve 2000-03; senior solicitor 2003-04; associate 2004-06; partner 2006.

Education

University of Manchester (1990 Joint Hons Chemistry and Physics with Mathematics First Class); Trinity College, Cambridge (1994 PhD Computational Chemistry).

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Norwich

Mills & Reeve LLP ‘always provides first class advice‘ and clients are ‘confident that, whatever the issue, there will be someone who will be able to deal with any query‘. Norwich is a key hub for the firm-wide private client practice, which handles both domestic and cross-border matters. ‘We have the highest regard for her assessment of our situation, and the advice she has given has stood the test of time‘, says a client of practice head Lauren Parker. Senior partner Justin Ripman continues to provide strategic advice to landed estates across the UK. Gregory Laming frequently advises wealthy individuals in the UK and internationally with foreign domiciles and residence status. The ‘hardworking, knowledgeable and personableVirginia Edgecombe and associate Emma Bowers are ‘detailed, efficient, realistic and very supportive at what has been a very trying time‘. Senior associate Alexandra Clark and principal associate Elizabeth Field also play key roles in the practice.