The recent Supreme Court decision in Hurstwood has changed the test for who is liable for NDR on an empty property. But can it be applied to tackle...
As the leading team in the country dealing with local authority revenues, we will help you improve collections. We are recognised for our expertise in business rates and council tax, whether that be collections or specialist advice on ratings and avoidance issues.
We start with a careful and forensic look at each case – then we come up with a strategy to get a swift and successful recovery, whilst protecting your reputation.
NDR Regional Forums
We run regional NDR forums around the country to help local authorities come together and tackle common issues with non-payment. Collection of Non Domestic Rates (NDR) is a higher priority than ever before as local authorities edge closer to full retention and instances of fraud and avoidance are on the increase. With local authorities often facing the same problems, sometimes from the same businesses, it’s time for a new approach.
- Updates from Greenhalgh Kerr on ongoing current avoidance matters
- Feedback and tips on handling some of the most common avoidance schemes
- Opportunities for individuals to discuss ‘specific problem cases’ to see if these occur in any other Authority
- Advice and assistance with any collection and insolvency related issues arising whether these relate to NDR or Council Tax
Find your nearest NDR, Avoidance & Collections Forum:
In 2003 Richard teamed up with fellow litigator Ian Greenhalgh, becoming a partner in 2006, and helped to grow the firm into the practice it is today. Clients appreciate his down to earth approachability, strong technical knowledge and results focused approach to litigation.
Annara has over 20 years’ experience in the enforcement and recovery sector. She heads our Local Authority collections team. Her hands on approach with NDR and council tax cases ensures quick recoveries whilst maintaining the reputation of the firm’s council clients.
Alex completed his law degree at Queens’ College, Cambridge and joined Greenhalgh Kerr in 2017. He is now employed as Counsel and practices in each of the firm’s core business areas; Local Government Finance, Asset Finance, Insolvency and Landlord & Tenant.
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