How We Can Help You Deliver To Your Clients

We have a strong track record of supporting professional service firms to help them deliver for their clients. We can complement your firm’s in-house expertise by working with you to provide your clients with a seamless, joined up approach to navigate them through whatever advice, transaction or life event they need assistance with.

Our support covers clients and their businesses at all stages, from start-up to succession planning, as well as providing bespoke advice to individuals and families. Some of the key services we deliver in this space are:

Entrepreneurial Tax Advice and Transaction Support

Our E2 team together with our award-winning corporate finance team focus on providing commercial advice on structuring and tax to support Entrepreneurs and ensure they maximise the return on their investment from fundraising through to eventual disposal and exit from a business.

Business Advisory Services

Outside of statutory accounts and tax compliance, our business advisory team are specialists in accounting software, including cloud accounting, and can review and implement the most efficient and appropriate accounting system for clients. This is particularly crucial at the start-up phase to ensure the management team have the best available data to enable decision making to be effective. AAB’s Virtual Finance Function service can also support the finance team or indeed become the sole finance function of the business if they do not have an in-house finance team.

Litigation Support

In the event of a dispute, whether it be commercial, family or personal, our team can be on hand to work with clients to guide them through what can be a difficult time. Our services include share and business valuations, financial negotiation and forensic reporting. Our Corporate and Private Client tax teams are also on-hand to guide clients where there is a potential tax exposure.In the event of a dispute, whether it be commercial, family or personal, our team can be on hand to work with clients to guide them through what can be a difficult time.

Private Client Tax

Managing the tax affairs of individuals and families can be complicated. Our private client tax team aim to simplify all this for clients by providing bespoke, practical advice that enables clients to meet their aspirations whilst fulfilling their compliance obligations, especially as these are becoming ever more onerous.

Property Tax

We have extensive experience with all aspects of property taxation planning. Our specialist construction sector team and VAT team are equipped to handle all complex compliance requirements including the new Capital Gains Tax reporting service which was introduced in April 2020 to declare and pay tax on disposals of residential property within 30 days of the transaction.

International Tax

Tax planning and transactions can be complicated when it involves more than one jurisdiction and overseas tax advice is often needed to understand the overall position and advise on the best way forward. We are part of an international network of firms that have experience of advising individuals and companies on their UK and foreign filing requirements and managing their tax liabilities via a joined-up approach with tax advisors overseas.

Financial Planning

Our in-house wealth management team, AAB Wealth, can provide financial planning and investment advice services to clients providing them with peace of mind that their financial affairs are in good hands and ensuring that their personal ambitions can be realised as a result.

"AAB provided information, joined us on online conferences with our members and created a portal to help our members self-serve themselves. AAB’s approach to supporting the Society is the very essence of our strategic partnerships delivering real benefit to members on their area of expertise. We are delighted to be working with AAB as we continue to help the profession recover and build financial resilience for the future.”

- Paul Mosson, Executive Director of Member Services, Law Society of Scotland

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Key Contact

Derek Mitchell
Managing Partner - Aberdeen
+44 1224 625111