Hardwick & Morris LLP has announced that Kevin Offer, formerly of Gabelle, has joined the practice as a Partner effective from 1st October 2018. Kevin is a tax specialist with particular interest in the taxation of high net-worth individuals, sportsmen and entertainers. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a Fellow of the ICAEW.
White & Case LLP has promoted 41 lawyers around the world to its partnership. The promotions are effective from January 1, 2019, and represent 12 of the Firm’s global practices in 15 locations. Laura Hoyland has been named a partner in the Global Tax Practice in London. Laura advises corporate and individual clients and family offices on direct and indirect tax aspects of financing and corporate transactions including capital markets, securitizations, bank finance, asset and share transfers and restructurings.
Kreston Reeves has announced the appointment of Colin Laidlaw as director of VAT and Duty who joins the firm from RSM. Laidlaw is based in the South East and will work across the firm’s Sussex, Kent and London offices. He has considerable experience having previously worked at BDO, KPMG and HM Customs & Excise. He has over 30 years’ VAT experience.
KPMG Manchester partner promotions:
VAT specialist Sarah Anthony is a member of the indirect tax team and has over 15 years’ experience advising clients spanning the public and private sectors.
Rick Nash is a member of the tax team, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, and has over 18 years’ experience with KPMG.
Commerce & Industry
Mark Feldman has joined Smiths Group from Pearson as Group Tax Director.
James Marsom has joined Nuveen from Legg Mason, he is now the International Tax Director.
ION have appointed Damien Kieran (previously of Laird PLC and Boeing) as Global Tax Director.