Mike J. Haynes

Head of Employment and Pensions

Mike is the Head of the Employment and Pensions group at Andersen LLP. His clients include high net worth individuals, senior executives, trusts and companies. He provides a range of services in the UK and additionally, works on international tax matters, including:

  • International tax planning for retirement and employment benefits
  • UK and international taxation of offshore trusts
  • UK inheritance tax and estate tax planning
  • Assisting clients with HMRC investigations and disclosure programs relating to employee compensation and benefits
  • Complex cross border tax issues and the interaction between the UK domestic law and tax treaties
  • Advising partnerships on their succession plans for retiring members
  • Acting as an expert witness in litigation
  • Complex tax residency and domicile cases
  • Employment income and benefits in non-standard reward structures. This includes the design and management of employee compensation arrangements: top-up pension plans, bonus plans and long-term incentive plans.

He regularly speaks at conferences, writes for the tax press and works collaboratively with HM Revenue & Customs.