Mike Hayes has been promoted to partner at Top 20 firm Kingston Smith.
Hayes, who joined as a tax principal in January 2011, has nearly 30 years’ experience in advising businesses on tax issues. His particular focus is on business structures, as well as corporate and property transactions and share schemes.
Sir Michael Snyder, senior partner at Kingston Smith, said: “I am delighted to welcome Mike to the partnership in the knowledge that he will continue to provide valuable leadership and expert advice to businesses and individuals that will make a real difference.”
Richard Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Introduced in 2013 to encourage R&D investment, the scheme allows UK businesses to pay only 10% corporation tax on profits derived from any UK or certain EU patents
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice