Press Room

7 Feb 2023

Andersen bolsters international tax practice with new director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Director Des Hanna, who joins our International Tax group.

News of Des joining Andersen was published in Tax Journal, 03 February 2023, and Transfer Pricing News, 11 February 2023.

Des has over 20 years’ tax experience advising on UK and international tax issues. He has worked in practice, industry, banking and spent seven years in HMRC’s head office working on contentious cross border cases involving many areas of UK and international tax legislation.

He has assisted clients in myriad areas of UK and international tax, including company and individual residence, double taxation relief, double taxation treaties, corporate restructuring, controlled foreign company legislation, diverted profits tax, anti-hybrid rules, Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax planning.

Des has lectured extensively over the past 10 years to accountants and lawyers undertaking professional tax and accounting qualifications. He brings a wealth of experience and technical expertise and joins ex-HMRC colleagues Andrew Parkes (International Tax) and Dion Seymour (Crypto) at Andersen.

Miles Dean, Head of International Tax, commented: “Des is a great addition to the team. His background in practice and industry, combined with 7 years at HMRC’s International division comes at a time when we’re pushing to expand our International Tax service line not just in the UK but across Andersen globally.”