Andy Dawbarn

Partner, Head of Indirect Taxes

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Andy joined Wilkins Kennedy in 2010, having spent over thirty years in VAT, the first five of which were with HM Customs & Excise (as was) and the latter years have been spent in practice, most of which was with two of the ‘big 4’ firms.

Andy is a Partner of the firm, and leads the direction and delivery of VAT and other indirect tax advisory services at WK.

Andy is CTA qualified and manages a varied portfolio, working with UK-based and international businesses alike.  Andy’s role includes providing advice on indirect tax services, new legislation and operational compliance.   His sector expertise spans financial services, property and construction, academies and not for profit.

Andy regularly lectures on VAT issues and is a frequent contributor to a number of professional magazines and periodicals.

Andy is a keen sportsman and trains regularly to compete in half and full marathons and triathlons; he is also a member of the East Essex Triathlon Club.  In addition, Andy has a passion for golf and is a member of Rochford Hundred Golf Club where, for many years, he played off a handicap of 3.  

Areas of expertise

  • VAT
  • Academies

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