McGrigors takes 2 former tax partners from KPMG

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National law firm McGrigors has appointed [private]Jeremy Maynes and David Barron, both former senior KPMG partners, as Senior Advisers to their market leading Tax Disputes & Investigations practice.

This brings the total number of tax specialists who have joined McGrigors from accountancy firms to six, including a team of three who joined from Tenon in July.

Jeremy Maynes was a Senior Adviser at KPMG (having left the partnership at in September 2006). Before this he was head of the London Corporate Tax Practice at KPMG, becoming a Lead Client Relationship Tax Partner working in Consumer and Industrial Markets (CIM) tax with specialist expertise in the energy sector.

David Barron was a KPMG partner for 20 years before becoming a Senior Adviser to KPMG’s Practice Protection Department. Before leaving the partnership David was Head of Specialist Tax Services, a role which covered all specialist tax functions.

James Bullock, Head of the Risk Advisory Solutions Business Group at McGrigors comments: “Having Jeremy and David join our Tax practice in senior counsel roles is a great coup for us. Both David and Jeremy are among the most experienced individuals in the tax world and are very well respected in the sector. At the present time we are actively looking at alternative dispute resolution playing a much larger role in the tax area and David and Jeremy will be key to helping us develop that specialism.”

“Not only will Jeremy and David will bring their years of expertise but they will provide us with some fresh insights on how we can keep raising our service standards for clients.”

“The scale of the tax team is now such that we thought it could really benefit from some extra senior level counsel with an independent perspective.”[/private]

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