Peter Fairchild

Partner, Private client tax services

Areas of expertise

Professional sportspeople: entrepreneurs; HMRC tax enquiries; non-UK domiciled individuals; professional practices.

Experience

Peter deals with tax planning and compliance for professional sportspeople and acts for several Premiership footballers, in many cases acting as the client’s closest and most trusted advisor. He works alongside sports agents and specialist sports lawyers to provide an all-round service.

Peter also advises entrepreneurs and non-UK domiciled individuals on residence and remittance matters. He is experienced in HMRC tax investigation and enquiry work.

Notable achievements

  • Working to establish a common framework for professional rugby clubs, settling image rights tax enquiries with HMRC.
  • Settling several high-profile client tax enquiries with HMRC.
  • Devising and presenting an education and life-skills programme for under-18 and under-21 Premiership and Championship footballers, focusing on the importance of saving for life after football. The programme is now endorsed by the Premier League.

Professional qualifications/memberships

Chartered Tax Adviser and Fellow of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT).

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