Richard is a Principal Tax Adviser in the London Tax Department of Baker McKenzie. He leads the UK transfer pricing practice and chairs the Baker McKenzie European transfer pricing service line.
Richard specialises in advising on transfer pricing and related IP and supply chain taxation issues, particularly from a UK perspective. He has worked with a range of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 clients operating in almost every business sector regarding IP and dispute resolution, as well as foreign-headed groups with operations in the UK regarding contentious tax issues and in respect of major transactions and financial and operational structuring. A skilled negotiator, his work includes dealing with HMRC on behalf of his clients in, for example, negotiation of Advance Pricing Agreements. Richard is a tax controversy expert and advises on transfer pricing disputes encompassing tax reputational issues.
Under Richard's leadership, the UK transfer pricing team won the UK Transfer Pricing Team of the Year at the International Tax Review 2015 and 2016 European Awards.