Stephen Miller > Shepherd and Wedderburn > Edinburgh, Scotland > Lawyer Profile

Shepherd and Wedderburn
1 EXCHANGE CRESCENT
CONFERENCE SQUARE
EDINBURGH
EH3 8UL
Scotland

Work Department

Corporate Tax

Position

Stephen is a partner in the corporate tax practice, advising on a wide range of direct and indirect taxes including corporation tax, VAT, stamp duty land tax, land and buildings transaction tax, capital gains tax, capital allowances, charity tax and employee taxation. He works closely with our corporate and real estate teams to ensure that transactions are implemented in the most tax efficient manner for clients, including corporate acquisitions, disposals and restructuring, sales and purchases of real estate, and property development and financing. Stephen has over 15 years’ experience and has worked with various industry leading organisations, such as The Miller Group Limited, BAE Systems and Cairn Energy PLC.

Career

Trained Dundas and Wilson; qualified 1996; McGrigors 1997-98; tax manager PriceWaterhouseCoopers 1998-2002; associate Brodies 2002-08; partner Shepherd and Wedderburn 2008 to date.

Memberships

Chartered Institute of Taxation (Chartered Tax Adviser)

Education

Strathaven Academy; University of Glasgow (1990 MA Hons); University of Aberdeen (LLB).

Leisure

Running, hillwalking.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

Shepherd and Wedderburn has substantial expertise in land and buildings transactions tax issues, and represents both large corporate clients and individual shareholders across the full spectrum of tax matters. Its key strengths include corporate tax transaction advice, specialist tax advice for individual shareholders and real estate tax. The practice is led by chartered tax adviser Stephen Miller, who has spent more than a decade at the firm.