At Townends we act for a number of GP practices and we are familiar with the changing GP landscape – Federations, Primary Care, Networks – and we have worked closely with our clients to assist in adapting to the new working environment.

We work directly with GPs and practice managers to understand the issues particular to each practice to assist in providing solutions in addition to the annual compliance work of preparing accounts and tax returns.
We have experience in:
We also have access to a range of industry experts including:

Partnership agreements

Partners’ entry and exit strategies

Partner disputes

Practice mergers

Practice financing

Property ownership

Pensions – superannuation, SSASs and personal


BMA Finance and Insurance

ICAEW Healthcare Group

Solicitors with medical specialisms

Pension providers and actuaries

Healthcare divisions within banks

As well as acting for the practice, we can also provide guidance to individual GPs in relation to tax planning – in life and on death, which includes wealth management (through Townends Wealth Management Limited) and financial planning.

Our overall client approach is encapsulated by the Townends Philosophy which is designed to be applied to all businesses and highlights the key principles to be considered when looking at the business and family plan.

We would very much welcome the chance to speak with you and discuss how we believe we could help you to meet the business and personal objectives of the partners.