Lupton Fawcett Makes Senior Tax Appointment
Lupton Fawcett, the Leeds and Sheffield based commercial law firm, announces the appointment of a new Director to head its Tax division - as part of its ambitious plans to increase its client base over the next three years. Michael's recruitment is the latest in a long line of lateral hires.
Michael Hunter, who joins from Pinsent Masons, specialises in corporate and property tax particularly in all areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, property tax (particularly Stamp Duty Land Tax and VAT), private equity, tax disputes and investigations, employment tax and share schemes.
Bob Harrap, head of Corporate Finance, comments: "Between us, Michael and I have set bold but realistic growth targets for the next three years based on the strength of demand. With efficient tax solutions moving up the corporate agenda, Michael is extremely valuable to our plans to expand in this area and, with his exceptional abilities, this is the reason why we have recruited him."
Michael comments: "With the ever changing tax regulations and the challenges that places onYorkshire businesses, my appointment will hopefully add a distinct dimension to the services I can offer Lupton Fawcett and its clients.