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Ben Gill, Assistant Manager

BEN GILL
Assistant Manager
Private Client Advisory

Ben is a private client tax professional who advises high net worth individuals, high profile individuals (particularly sportspeople) and their families.  He is experienced across a broad spectrum of private client taxation matters, from advising on everyday issues to assisting clients with longer term planning.  In particular, Ben has gained extensive experience with residence issues, succession planning, image rights taxation and pre-transaction planning, always ensuring that any arrangements take into consideration the clients’ goals and aspirations.

Ben commenced his career working in the accounts function for a large industry distribution centre in 2010, whilst studying for his Association of Accounting Technicians (“AAT”) qualification. On completion of this qualification in 2013, Ben decided to study Accountancy full time, by undertaking a BSc Accountancy degree with Edge Hill University, achieving a first class degree with honours in 2015.

Following university, Ben realised that he wanted to go down the personal tax route. He spent a year with a local practice, assisting small companies, businesses and company directors complete their compliance work and navigate those clients through the small business lifecycle. He then transitioned into private client tax with Ernst & Young in February 2016 before joining Lancaster Knox in September 2020, giving him the experience of working with a wider range of clients across the whole spectrum of private client tax issues. Ben also works closely with teams within the wider Knox group of companies, and brings with him his EY experience of working with multiple teams to ensure clients benefit from the group’s holistic approach.

Ben has completed the Association of Tax Technicians (“ATT”) qualification, and is currently studying to complete his Chartered Tax Advisor (“CTA”) qualification whilst working with Lancaster Knox.

 

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James Heathcote, Director - Private Client Advisory

James Heathcote

Director, Private Client Advisory
Ben Gill, Assistant Manager

Ben Gill

Assistant Manager, Private Client Advisory