BDO UK promotes 4 new tax partners: Lee Bijoux, Neil Brackstone, James Pratt and Glyn Woodhouse
BDO LLP has announced the promotion of nine new partners across the UK.
The promotions will be effective as of 2 July 2016 and include four new partners in BDO’s tax practice, which has grown 20% in the last year.
The new tax partners are:
Lee Bijoux, Private Client Tax, London
Lee joined BDO in 2012 as a director. He specialises in the provision of advice to wealthy individuals with complex affairs, with a particular emphasis on residence, domicile and trust structures.
Prior to joining BDO he worked at Deloitte over a 10 year period.
Neil Brackstone, Tax, Reading
Neil trained with BDO and qualified as a chartered accountant in 2000, as a chartered tax adviser in 2004 and attained the Advanced Diploma in International Tax in 2012. He has strong mid-market and large corporate credentials. Neil advises businesses on cross border matters and undertakes international tax reporting and compliance projects.
James Pratt, Tax, London
James qualified as both a chartered accountant and a chartered tax adviser with Rees Pollock before joining BDO as a manager in 2004. He was promoted to director in 2010.
James is highly adept at knitting together complex private equity tax concepts with client’s key business needs and is integral to the growth of the firm’s private equity tax offering. He works with a variety of UK mid-market private equity houses and their portfolio groups and also have experience of US PE funds investing into the UK.
Glyn Woodhouse, Tax, Reading
Glyn began his career in 1992 as a VAT officer with HMC&E before joining Haines Watts as a consultant in 1996. He moved to PwC in 1998 and joined BDO in 2002. He leads the provision of VAT services in Reading and Gatwick and is recognised as an expert in land and property (particularly social housing) and private healthcare.
In his new role he will take national responsibility for VAT in the Not for Profit sector.