Julian’s background is working mainly with owner-managed businesses providing tax and commercial advice and support. He has significant experience of the Property sector and with Private Equity investment businesses.
Whilst he continues to assist businesses with their general accounting and audit requirements, he specialises in tax planning for both individuals and businesses, alongside regular tax enquiry, disclosure and litigation, business valuation and expert witness work.
He enjoys working with clients to ensure that the advice they recieve reflects commercial and family realities.He also provides specialist advisory services to other accountants. He is a member of the South Coast Chapter of the VAT Practioners Group and previously the Insitute of Chartered Accountants Regional (Southern) Technical Advisory Committee and has been a regular chair of discussion groups at Chartered Institute of Taxation Conferences.
In recent years Julian has joined Radio Solent to comment live on tax matters and is a regular presence on their Ask the Expert and Solent Surgery slots, he also writes occasionally for technical publications and can be found discussing tax matters on Twitter as @jlsTax.