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Shaw Gibbs announces the appointment of James Painter as Head of Tax

James who is CTA and FCCA qualified joins Shaw Gibbs as an experienced, technically skilled and ambitious Tax Director. He over 13 years of experience in tax which includes working with owner-managers helping them to structure their business for tax optimisation, business acquisition and disposal and cross border and international tax issues.

James will be leading and growing the Shaw Gibbs combined personal and corporate tax teams across the Shaw Gibbs offices.

Peter O’Connell comments: “We are very pleased to welcome James to Shaw Gibbs. Throughout the recruitment process we have been impressed with his technical, interpersonal and business development skills. I have no doubt that he will be an inspiring leader to the team and an excellent addition to the Directorship. We warmly welcome James to Shaw Gibbs and look forward to working with him.” 

James adds: “I am excited to have joined Shaw Gibbs, a firm with a superb reputation in the Thames Valley and Chilterns and at a time when the business is rapidly expanding in London. It is obvious that this is a practice with a clear vision for the future and I am looking forward to being a part of this”

One of James’ first tasks is presenting on Inheritance Tax at a Cancer Research event which is being held at London Zoo. James will be presenting this CPD event to lawyers alongside Ed Gibson, Head of Financial Services for Shaw Gibbs.

More information can be seen here.