Blick Rothenberg appoints new corporate tax and VAT partners


Blick Rothenberg has appointed James Dolan and Daphne Hemingway as new partners in the corporate tax team.

James Dolan joins as a Corporate Tax partner, bringing a wealth of experience in providing cross-border tax advisory services to multinational groups across a range of industries and sectors. He specialises in helping US groups establish UK and European operations including advice on tax efficient holding and financing platforms, ownership and commercialisation of intellectual property and mergers and acquisitions.

He was previously part of the International Tax team at Ernst & Young and also lived in New York, where he was part of the UK tax desk advising US multinational groups on expansion into the UK.

Daphne Hemingway is joining as a VAT partner to work alongside the firm’s VAT specialist and partner Alan Pearce. She has 20 years' VAT experience in the Big 4 firms and in the accounting industry, specialising in property, construction, charities and not-for-profit, banking, finance, technology, VAT litigation and disputes resolutions with HMRC. 

Nilesh Shah, CEO of Blick Rothenberg, said: “We have a strong ethos and culture, where the focus is on our clients, the quality of our service and our people. Daphne and James are fantastic additions to our team and the experience they have will enhance the range of services and support we offer to our clients both in the UK and internationally.”