David Humphrys

Director, London

David Humphrys

David has a dual focus on taxation and business transactions and the taxation of not-for-profit entities.

His work in the business and corporate sector includes advising on corporate reconstructions and company sales and acquisitions, taxation due diligence and cross-border transactions and structures.

His work with charities includes advising on Gift Aid initiatives and tax-efficient giving as well as tax matters relating to charities’ commercial operations and the use of trading subsidiaries, where his corporate experience enables him to bring a commercial awareness to his charity and not-for-profit clients.

Key experience

  • Advising on company share sales and acquisitions, including taxation due diligence,
  • Advising on overseas corporate structures in conjunction with Nexia associates, including the acquisition of overseas subsidiaries by UK companies and taxation on the repatriation of overseas profits,
  • Tax issues relating to the acquisition of commercial property, including advising on claims for capital allowances,
  • Advising charities on Gift Aid and direct tax issues relating to trading and property transactions.


David’s interests include running, cycling and travel.