Tim is a general client partner responsible for the provision of all of our advisory and compliance services, ranging from advising personally on ad-hoc transactions and tax planning, dealing with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) enquiries and investigations, systems reviews, commercial and contractual negotiations, to supervising the provision of annual audit, accounts and tax compliance services we provide.
Tim’s client base consists principally of wealthy individuals who hold significant liquid assets, family trusts and interests, and owners of landed estate and their associated charities and enterprises.
His skills base and experience enables him to give practical advice and guidance on his clients’ financial, tax and commercial issues, on the management of their investments, trusts and businesses.
Tim acts as the trusted adviser and trustee for a number of clients, where he regularly utilises his financial and tax knowledge and experience to add value and help his clients achieve their personal and financial objectives.
Tim has a specialism in advising our private clients and landed estates. He is a member of our Private Wealth and Estates Group and is based in our London office and has clients based throughout the UK, though many have interests overseas as well.
Tim recently wrote an article for Trust & Estates Journal, Taxpayers held to be negligent - the case of Litman & Newall v HMRC, which advised on the implications and penalties for trustees and executors, as well as individuals, of entering into tax saving schemes and the disclosure on the related tax returns.
Tim is married and has five children. His interests are wide ranging and include golf, cricket and skiing. He worked for three years in France before joining Saffery Champness and has an interest in French tax matters and culture.