International Tax Team Members


    • Miles Dean

      Miles is Head of International Tax at Andersen LLP and is a Deputy Leader of the European International Tax Service Line. His clients comprise family offices, privately held multinational companies, entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals, to whom he provides holistic advice across multiple jurisdictions spanning trusts and estates, private client and corporate tax issues.

      Miles advises clients on:

      • Dynastic wealth and succession planning
      • Trusts, foundations and hybrid entities
      • Cross border corporate transactions
      • Bridging the gap between onshore and offshore
      • Tax efficient profit repatriation and distributions
      • Double tax treaties
      • Residence of individuals and companies

    • Andrew Parkes

      Andrew is a highly experienced International Tax specialist who worked at a senior level in HMRC’s international teams for nearly 30 years. He has a wealth of experience and technical knowledge.

      Andrew advises on many international tax matters particularly:

      • Corporate restructuring
      • Company residence
      • Double taxation relief
      • Double taxation agreements
      • Exchange of information
      • International issues in the banking and insurance sectors
      • Anti-Hybrid rules

    • Des Hanna

      Des has over 20 years’ 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 domestic UK international tax legislation. He has lectured extensively over the past 10 years to accountants and lawyers undertaking professional tax and accounting qualifications.

      Des has assisted clients on many areas of UK and International Tax including:

      • Company and individual residence
      • Double taxation relief
      • Double taxation treaties
      • Corporate restructuring
      • Controlled foreign companies’ legislation
      • Diverted profits tax
      • Anti-Hybrid rules
      • Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax planning

    • Laura Knight

      Laura is an international private client tax specialist. She advises on all aspects of private client tax, and has over 20 years’ experience and latterly spent nearly 10 years with the largest UK/US specialist firm. As a cryptoasset investor, Laura has developed expertise in taxation issues for cryptoasset investors, including crypto hobbyists, sophisticated investors and NFT creators.

      Laura has assisted clients on a range of UK tax and international matters including:

      • Complex tax investigation matters and disclosures
      • Capital gains tax and Inheritance Tax planning with trusts
      • Residence of individuals and trusts
      • Taxation of cryptoassets
      • Tax on token allocation

    • Chimezirim Echendu

      Chimezirim is an Associate in the international tax team.

      He holds an LLM in international taxation from King’s College, London. A common law qualified lawyer, he has experience advising clients on both contentious and non-contentious tax matters.

      Chimezirim advises clients on:

      • Residence of companies and individuals
      • Double taxation treaties
      • International tax issues in alternative investment funds