Based in Exeter, Liam is an indirect tax director specialising in VAT, Customs Duty and other indirect tax matters. Liam joined PKF Francis Clark in 2005 as part of a graduate training scheme. Throughout his training and career he has worked in many of the firm’s disciplines and has a good understanding of how businesses and their finance systems work. Liam has a Masters in Engineering and is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Adviser. This experience allows Liam to give sound advice with practical implementation.
Liam’s attention to detail, tireless effort to help and friendly approach is why our clients like working with him. Liam covers all areas of VAT for all sizes of business including landed estates, solicitors and the tourism sector. Over recent years he has provided advice for many clients in the not-for-profit sector including Academies, Hospices and other local Charities. He particularly likes helping clients transition to changes in legislation, helping them streamline their processes and improving VAT recovery. His expertise includes partial exemption, land and property, tax investigation and many more.
Liam is a regular speaker at charity, finance and property events. He has represented the ICAEW at meetings with HMRC at the Treasury and has assisted clients in appealing to the tribunals (lower and upper tier) in both VAT and customs matters.
Liam enjoys family life with his wife and children; he also enjoys martial arts, endures running and is a keen practitioner in home DIY.