Graham’s vast knowledge of tax legislation, and practical experience of its application, is an invaluable source of benefit to his clients. Believing in the benefits of a tailored approach, Graham draws on his expertise to suggest various options to clients before recommending a bespoke solution that is grounded in practical, commercial advice.
Graham’s extensive experience of advising larger companies and entrepreneurial businesses on a wide range of tax issues and his ability to explain often complicated technical matters in an accessible and jargon-free way is highly valued by his clients, who rely on him to be upfront about the risks and benefits of a particular approach and steer them towards the most commercially viable solution.
In addition, Graham acts for clients in relation to HMRC enquiries, defending and guiding them through challenges, as appropriate, again with the cost/benefit equation always in mind. He fulfils the role of a “virtual” tax director for some corporate clients, commanding and managing the company’s tax agenda on their behalf.
As well as leading the firm’s corporate and business tax team, Graham advises on corporation tax, income and capital gains taxes, VAT, international tax, and tax enquiries and investigations. In additional, Graham has a specialist interest in the capital allowances code, and also leads the firm’s innovation team, focused on the various tax incentives for research and development activity.