I am a Senior Partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP, having joined as a graduate trainee in 1992, and then promoted to a Partner in 1999. I look after some of Simmons Gainsford’s largest clients, often those with international requirements.
I am a property company specialist and has advised clients alongside the Simmons Gainsford Real Estate Tax Team on appropriate structures, VAT, property acquisitions and disposals.
I head up our membership in PrimeGlobal, the 3rd largest international association of accountancy firms in the world and I am the chairman of the EMEA membership committee and chair applications for membership to PrimeGlobal.
I am a partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP, having joined in 1991, and being promoted to Partner in 1994. I have a diverse portfolio of audit clients covering the property, publishing and insurance sectors. I head up our Russian desk and work with a number of clients from Russia and Eastern Europe. I am also Director of both Simmons Gainsford HR Ltd and Simmons Gainsford Resources Ltd.
Previous to Simmons Gainsford I qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 with a city practice, spending the following 5 years working for an international Chartered Accountancy firm in their London and St Albans offices.
I am a partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP, having joined in 1993, and have been a Partner since 2011. I am responsible for developing our Uckfield office, which are now 22 strong. I specialise in statutory and management accounts production, corporate and personal tax, new business start-ups, and general consultancy.
I previously trained and worked with a small sole partner firm, where it then evolved into Simmons Gainsford.
I am a partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP, having joined straight from graduating Oxford University in 2003. I then trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with SG, and have since been promoted to Partner.
My client portfolio covers many sectors, but with a specific focus on privately owned businesses run by entrepreneurs. I pay a particular interest in working with my clients to understand their drive and ambitions, so to fully assist in achieving their aspirations.
I have also extensive experience in advising and auditing property companies.
Working alongside the Real Estate Tax Team on appropriate structures and works with a number of UK and international property groups .
The property clients include those involved in construction, development, investment and property fund managers.
I am a partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP, becoming so in 1998, having joined the company in 1992. I specialise in tax, with considerable experience advising on high value transactions.
I also run Simmons Gainsford’s Private Client Team, which looks after circa 1,600 clients including a large number of High Net Worth individuals, Non-Doms and Trusts, and provide advice on all taxes which impact on the affairs of private individuals as well as privately owned businesses.
Bas heads up the Simmons Gainsford Real Estate Tax Team. He has extensive expertise both in structuring real estate and infrastructure funds and associated management vehicles in a direct tax, personal tax and VAT efficient manner. Bas also deals with transactions involving acquisitions and disposals of real estate for a wide variety of clients. His experience includes being an International Real Estate and Funds Tax Partner at PwC and as lead tax advisor for a number of international and UK investors and asset managers.
Bas has performed a number of roles during his career. He originally trained with EY in audit before moving into tax. Discovering a love for training whilst at EY he became a tutor at BPP Professional Education where he taught tax, economics, management accounting and case study papers to ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA, and CIOT students. He subsequently spent 6 years at KPMG where he undertook M&A tax work, established the corporate recovery advisory tax practice before joining the real estate team. He was then approached by PwC to join their International real estate and funds group where he was a partner from 2008 to 2012.
I am a partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP, having joined in 2001. In 2013 I was promoted to Partner. I manage a client portfolio ranging from large corporates to smaller businesses and start-ups. I manage Simmons Gainsford’s technical accounting and compliance requirements, whilst also assisting with our IT strategy.
Whilst working at Simmons Gainsford I have successfully completed my MBA Finance post-graduate degree at the University of Leicester.
Gary spent 8 years at Deloitte as a Senior Tax Manager within the Financial Services Tax team before joining Simmons Gainsford in 2007 to head up the Corporate Tax Team. Whilst at Deloitte he gained experience in dealing with significant M&A transactions including advising on the largest leveraged acquisition of a rolling stock company. His major clients were FTSE 100 financial institutions and household names and he also advised on one of the largest transfer pricing reviews undertaken by HM Revenue and Customs.
Gary has significant experience in fund structures, both the setting up and operations of authorised and unauthorised funds, which included a secondment to the internal tax team for one of the UK’s biggest fund managers as a manager of their fund tax accounting and compliance function. He has also been involved in cross border planning, both inbound and outbound investment by clients, with particular experience in relation to the US.
Since joining Simmons Gainsford he has been extensively involved in setting up and managing the UK tax affairs of UK and non-UK property funds and has advised on corporate reconstructions and M&A transactions at all levels. He provides advice on transfer pricing matters to the firms international clients and UK and International tax planning for both wealth retention and profit extraction.
With over 20 years experience in banking Delphine is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. She is an experienced banker having worked both regionally and in the City where she headed a team of Corporate Analysts, evaluating client risk, allocating credit grades and appraising covenants.
Experience spans start-ups through to large corporates where she was the lead Bank Analyst for the likes of Land Trillium/Land Securities Group and Ferrovial/BAA.
Delphine has considerable experience as a lending decision maker within bank central lending units, sanctioning requests and setting pricing and terms. She has also directly relationship managed her own client portfolios giving her first-hand knowledge of the banking products available to meet their operational needs.
I am a partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP, after being promoted in 2000. I specialise in the real estate sector, act as a general business consultant and the audit engagement partner for a significant number of privately-owned entrepreneurial clients.
As the Training Partner, I am responsible for recruiting and monitoring the performance of Simmons Gainsford’s accountancy trainees. Additionally, I am on the Board of Directors for two of Simmons Gainsford’s associated businesses.
I am a Partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP, having originally joined Silver Altman in 1998 as Audit Manager, before it merged with Simmons Gainsford in 2008. I was initially promoted to Partner at Silver Altman in 2000, and have continued in this role since the subsequent merger.
I am on the Executive Committee at Simmons Gainsford, so am responsible for the finance and administration functions. I am also Simmons Gainsford’s Banking Relationship Partner. In addition I am the Director for Simmons Gainsford Credit Management Ltd. Away from Simmons Gainsford I am currently a Trustee of Billericay Cricket Club.
Prior to joining Simmons Gainsford I studied Mathematics at Cardiff University. Afterwards I trained and qualified in 1995 at Knox Cropper, which specialises in charities, and other non-profit organisations, in the role of Audit Manager.
I am a tax Partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP following the merger of my practice Intelligent Tax Solutions LLP which occurred in 2014.
I specialise in dealing with complex HMRC tax disputes including but not limited to those relating to tax avoidance, such as in relation to EBTs (where I have experience in taking matters to litigation), contractor schemes etc., as well as those conducted under Code of Practice 9.
I have a considerable amount of experience in matters relating to residence, domicile and offshore and international tax planning generally.
I also support a number of intermediaries including other accountants, lawyers and IFA’s with ad hoc tax support for their clients.
I am a partner at Simmons Gainsford LLP having joined in 2004, and then promoted to partner in 2007. I look after a varied portfolio of clients that range across a number of different sectors which include professional services, travel, manufacturing, recruitment, property investment and development.
In 1997 I qualified as a Chartered Accountant, and in 2000 I joined PwC until 2003. Whilst at PwC I worked in the Middle Markets division in their London office and was responsible for the audits of listed companies, city law firms and subsidiaries of listed and overseas companies.