04 Aug 2022

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Shaw Gibbs strengthen VAT offering with the appointment of Leo Donovan

Shaw Gibbs have strengthened their VAT consultancy offering with the appointment of Leo Donovan as Associate Director VAT. 

Leo who has been in VAT for over 20 years’ joins the top 100 firm from Price Bailey. He has a proven track record in assisting clients with VAT on construction projects, land & property, retail, import/export & supply chain, auctioneers & art market, as well as wider VAT & customs matters concerning EU supplies post Brexit. 

He comments:

 “I am very pleased to be joining Shaw Gibbs at this exciting time as the firms continues to grow and invest in the future. I share the firms ambitions and look forward to being part of the successes to come. Helping to expand the existing service offering will benefit our clients in terms of having significant additional VAT experience and will increase the firms flexibility in assisting clients and Partners with enquiries and other time sensitive matters.” 

Sarah Gardener who heads the Outsourcing division at Shaw Gibbs adds:

“VAT can be an exceptionally complex area of tax, creating obstacles and tripwires for the unsuspecting or unprepared business. Equally, there can often be efficiencies and ways of structuring affairs or transactions to mitigate adverse impacts. Leo’s appointment is vital for us with property and international as two of our growth areas. We are so pleased to have him on board and have already seen him adding value for our clients.”

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