Andrew McKenna

Andrew McKenna

Partner, Tax investigations

Areas of expertise

International tax fraud; tax avoidance; tax investigations; residency; domicile; tax planning and structuring; dispute resolution; HMRC information powers.

Experience

Previously a senior officer in HMRC working in Special Civil Investigations (now FIS), Andrew undertook complicated enquiries into cases of international tax fraud and tax avoidance.

A well-known expert in tax investigations, Andrew specialises in HMRC's information powers, particularly bank information notices and information exchange. Andrew proactively advises clients on residency, domicile and business structuring. He is also a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution–accredited (CEDR) mediator and undertakes alternative dispute resolution cases with HMRC.

Notable achievements

  • Successfully guiding many individuals through the disclosure facilities with HMRC, including the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility (LDF).
  • He has assisted many individuals, trusts and companies subject to HMRC enquiries, negotiating successfully on behalf of his clients to reach pragmatic and beneficial solutions.
  • Andrew aims to ensure UK and offshore compliance, with business and personal tax planning and structuring implemented to meet the required tax regulatory burdens.

Professional qualifications/memberships

  • Chartered Tax Adviser, member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation's (CIOT) Taxes Administration committee and CEDR-accredited mediator.

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