What sets John apart?

John endeavours to reduce the burden of tax for our clients, and add value to their business using the tax system.  

He is able to draw on over 20 years of experience in tax, gained working with across a multitude of industry sectors, giving him a broad range of knowledge and insight.

In his approach to tax work John seeks to find solutions which meet the wider personal, business and commercial objectives of his clients.
The focus of the advice John provides predominantly relates to corporation tax, and he regularly advises on key tax considerations for business owners and stakeholders - particularly around profit extraction and succession.

John's service expertise

International Tax
  • Delivers cross-border tax solutions for businesses operating in multiple tax jurisdictions
Research and Development
  • Expertise and experience in connection with the R&D Tax Credit regime, and routinely uses this to deliver valuable funding and subsidies to business who endeavour to innovate in their businesses
  • Experience relating to the design and implementation of employee equity planning including EMI schemes

John's sector expertise

Media and Creative
  • Secured valuable subsidy for a range of media businesses through the R&D Tax Credit regime
  • Experience of the Creative Industries Tax Relief regime
  • Advised property developers and property investment companies in relation to structuring their activities to best fit their objectives and to minimise the tax and Stamp Duty Land Tax  (“SDLT”) liabilities arising on property transactions
  • Helped a number of company’s chart their way through the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (“ATED”) regime
  • Regularly assists clients to maximise the benefit of capital allowances.  He has successfully filed a number of claim reports where significant capital allowances were secured for clients
  • Experience working with technology businesses, and those business for which technology and innovation helps give them a competitive advantage. John helps those businesses by providing to access to funding through R&D Tax Credits.
  • Experience working with clients to reduce their tax burden by accessing the Patent Box


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