Mr John Barnett

Membership category: Full Member i

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One Glass Wharf
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)117 902 2753
Practice Areas: Family business, Philanthropy, Tax, Wills and probate
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Burges Salmon Limited
STEP Bristol
Special Interest Groups:
Business Families | International Client

John joined Burges Salmon over 20 years ago and now heads the firm's Private Client and Wealth Structuring department.

A practising solicitor he is also qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor winning the Chartered Institute of Taxation's (CIOT) Institute Medal for best national performance and highest total marks in the November 1998 CTA exams.

Nationally, John chaired the CIOT's Capital Gains Tax and Investment Income Committee between 2006 and 2014.  Having stood down from that role, he is now a member of the CIOT's governing Council and frequently leads the CIOT's response on HMRC consultations regarding private client tax issues.  He is a regular speaker at STEP and other conferences and in 2016 is a judge on the STEP Private Client Awards.

John specialises in the following areas:

•Corporate Tax
•Executive Tax
•Non Domiciliary Tax planning
•Tax and Estate planning
•Tax Disputes and litigation

He focuses on providing tax advice to a full range of individuals, corporate clients and financial institutions including entrepreneurs, private banks and owner managers on both personal and business tax and advice to senior executives on tax efficient remuneration. Many of his clients are not domiciled in the United Kingdom or have business or other interests abroad.

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