Andrew Spence Partner - Head of Tax, Birmingham
Andrew leads the fast growing tax team in Birmingham. The Birmingham based team’s skills are broad and deep enabling them to advise a range of clients including; Private Clients, Entrepreneurs, OMB’s, Private equity backed businesses, Large and listed concerns as well as internationally based businesses. The Birmingham tax team is also a centre of excellence for public sector and not for profit organisations.
Andrew has been based in the Midlands for the past 8 years and prior moving to Birmingham spent a similar length of time in the North East and North West. Andrew trained with Arthur Andersen and has been a partner since 2003. Andrew is a fellow of the ICAEW and a Chartered tax advisor. Having recently left a big four tax practice Andrew spent 9 months as the interim UK Head of Tax at National Grid Plc.
Throughout his career Andrew has sought to deliver relevant and proactive tax advice to his clients and always consider the wider picture; particularly when it comes to shareholders of the business. He has advised on many transactions involving owners of businesses and business looking to expand or divest and recognises the importance of integrating teams to ensure the advice provided anticipates issues and address all the relevant concerns. His clients have included many Entrepreneurs looking to grow and maximise value from their businesses but also include FTSE utilities companies, Premiership football clubs, Large PE investments, a National Sporting Association, significant inbound investors and UK based internationals looking to invest overseas.