Andrew McKenna

Head of Tax Investigations

T: +44 (0)161 871 6613

Andrew is a partner at Smith & Williamson which acquired BTG Tax in November 2011.

Previously a senior officer in HMRC working in Special Civil Investigations (now Specialist Investigations), Andrew undertook complicated enquiries into cases of international tax fraud and tax avoidance.

A well known expert in tax investigations, Andrew specialises in HMRC's information powers; particularly bank information notices and information exchange. He has assisted many individuals, trusts and companies subject to HMRC enquiries, negotiating successfully on behalf of his clients to reach pragmatic and beneficial solutions.

In addition to this, Andrew proactively advises clients on residency, domicile and business structuring which aims to ensure UK and offshore compliance and that any business and personal tax planning and structuring is implemented to meet the required tax regulatory burdens in the UK and overseas. Andrew has successfully guided many individuals through the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility (LDF) and is a leading specialist in the UK/Switzerland tax treaty.

Andrew is also a Chartered Tax Adviser and participates in the Chartered Institute of Taxation's Taxes Administration Committee.