Areas of expertise
All areas of VAT: property and construction; cross-border; international groups; disputes with HMRC; Making Tax Digital.
David provides strategic and commercial VAT advice to a broad range of clients across many sectors. He uses his knowledge of VAT to introduce VAT efficient structures and achieve optimal VAT recovery.
He provides VAT advice to owner-managed businesses through to some of the most recognisable public companies. He has been exposed to a wide range of transactions across the full business lifecycle including corporate reorganisations and disposals.
- Advising on complex property transactions including acquisitions, disposals, joint venture agreements, mixed use developments and residential conversions.
- Advising on corporate restructuring, VAT grouping, VAT recovery on deal fees.
- Designing bespoke partial exemption special methods and negotiating with HMRC to improve VAT recoveries.
- Undertaking VAT reviews to ensure compliance and maximise VAT recovery.
Chartered Tax Advisor; Secretary, VAT Practitioners Group Severn Chapter.