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GT appoints EY man as financial services tax partner

Posted by | January 13, 2014 | Latest Audit Information & News

Grant Thornton has strengthened its financial services tax team with the appointment of EY’s Richard Milnes as partner.

Previous to his post at EY, Milnes also worked in in international tax for Shell and as head of tax planning for Lloyds TSB before moving to a front office tax structuring and transactional role at Lloyds.

Milnes is to be based at Grant Thornton’s London office.

Within his role Milnes will cover corporate and financial structuring for financial services groups and advising them on the tax implications of regulatory reform and emerging industry taxes, such as the UK bank levy.

Grant Thornton feel Milnes will add a lot of strength to the team with his in-depth technical knowledge and commercial wisdom.

Milnes stated “Grant Thornton’s expertise in the financial services sector is truly impressive and I look forward to complementing and helping grow this through genuine, relationship-driven services across the banking and capital markets landscape.”

Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has over 35,000 people, across 100 countries. The firm seems to be continuing to grow from strength to strength. They recently won the audit contract of the IFRS Foundation, read more in our previous blog Audit firm Grant Thornton has won a new contract in the audit market

 

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