Mark McLaughlinCTA (Fellow) ATT (Fellow) TEP
Mark McLaughlin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, a Fellow of the Association of Taxation Technicians, and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Jesminara RahmanDirector of Tax Resolute Ltd
Jesminara Rahman has over 20 years experience of tax investigations and tax dispute skills including 15 years experience in HMRC as an Inspector of Taxes and Tax Dispute Resolution expert.
Adam RichesEditorial director of Armstrong Media
Adam Riches is editor of HMRC: Enquiries, Investigations & Powers, and has over 20 years experience as a journalist and editor.
Dave WaseTax Manager at PKF Francis Clark
Dave joined PKF Francis Clark in October 2018 after a 27 year career working for HMRC. Working as part of the tax advisory investigations team, Dave oversees all manner of HMRC tax investigations, from COP9 suspected fraud enquiries to S9A local compliance checks. His vast enquiry experience gained whilst working for HMRC overseeing, working and settling many hundreds of tax enquiries ensures that he can offer valued support and a robust defence.
Adam CraggsPartner at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain
Adam Craggs is a Partner in RPC's Tax Disputes Resolution team and an accredited mediator. I advise on a wide range of contentious tax issues (direct and indirect taxes), including HMRC enquiries and litigation before the Tax Tribunals and the Higher Courts.
Les HowardVAT Consultant at vatadvice.org
Les Howard is a partner at vatadvice.org, a specialist VAT consultancy practice.
You will find his blogs on VAT issues on a number of technical websites. And, from time to time, he sits as a non-legal Member of the Tax Tribunals.
Andy VesseyHead of Tax at Larsen Howie - Contractor Insurance & IR35 Specialists
Andy Vessey is a specialist provider of insurance and IR35 advice to contractors, freelancers and consultants.
Noel HankinsonDirector and Head of Tax at Forths Tax
Noel is Director and Head of Tax at the newly formed Forths Tax. Having spent the last four and a half years building up Tax Investigations firm Hankinson Tax LLP, the next exciting chapter has begun with the merger of hisFirm with Forths Forensic Accountants to become Forths Tax.
Salman AnwarSenior Tax Manager at Mazars
Salman Anwar works for the Investigations and Employer Solutions team. Based in Birmingham having previously trained and worked for HM Revenue and Customs, majorly within Fraud Investigations Service.
Alice KempCriminal Tax and White Collar Crime Specialist
Alice Kemp is a dual qualified barrister with significant trial experience, who specialises in tax prosecutions, white collar crime, and sanctions. She has acted for corporates and individuals in complex criminal investigations, assisted with the design and implementation of policy frameworks, and conducted internal investigations for a range of offences.
Gary BrothersOwner at Independent Tax
Gary has been engaged on tax disputes, investigations and enquiries for over 30 years on “both sides of the fence”, having moved to the profession from HMRC almost 20 years ago. With his acknowledged wealth of experience, he is widely regarded as a “go to” advisor for any matters relating to HMRC. Having held a host of very Senior positions in professional firms, he then set up the award-winning practice Independent Tax in 2013, where he and his team continue to support clients through all manner of HMRC issues securing great outcomes. Gary recalls a client once describing him as “a thinker and a warrior”, which is a compliment he was delighted to receive!