Rachel Chappell

Director, Bristol

Rachel Chappell

Rachel oversees the corporation tax team in Bristol and is also involved both locally and nationally advising companies on research and development tax credits and patent box claims.

She provides proactive corporate tax advice to corporate entities and owner managed businesses throughout their life cycle. Rachel ensures that the corporation tax compliance is run efficiently and effectively liaising with audit/accounts colleagues to provide a joined up seamless service and identify opportunities for tax savings where applicable.

Rachel is a member of the specialist team which supports clients nationwide to identify and maximise opportunities to claim research and development tax credits. The tax incentive team is committed to ensuring the successful future of the regime and regularly engages with HMRC in this respect.

Key experience

  • Supporting innovative companies to maximise their R&D tax credit and patent box claims,
  • Advising clients on all aspects of corporate tax including the most appropriate structure of the company and tax saving opportunities,
  • Providing tax compliance services.


Rachel is married with two children. When not being a taxi service ferrying the children around, Rachel likes to walk her dog and play tennis.