James is the UK head of Indirect Tax.
Whilst having a client focus chiefly around corporate, international and privately owned businesses, James also maintains a keen interest in charity VAT matters, being actively involved with the VAT expert group of the Charity Tax Group. He has appeared as a VAT expert witness in civil litigation and has more than 25 years’ experience in dealing with HMRC investigations and VAT disputes.
Prior to joining Mazars in 2013, James was a VAT partner in another national firm. He began his VAT career with HM Customs & Excise in 1990 and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser.