James Pilbeam


James is a Chartered Tax Adviser with over 17 years’ experience helping individuals and businesses deal with key tax issues. His expertise covers personal and corporate matters with a focus on entrepreneurs and owner-managed companies.

James joined Blick Rothenberg as a partner in April 2019. Prior to this James spent ten years with PwC, primarily working on company mergers and acquisitions including private equity deals, followed by two years at BDO and three years at RSM in broader tax advisory roles.

James has particular experience and credentials in advising management teams on private-equity transactions, structuring company share ownership, designing employee equity incentive plans, structuring asset or company share acquisitions, management buy-outs, company exits, corporate reorganisations and family investment structures.

James lives in Surrey with his wife, son and two cats. Outside of work James loves spending time with his family, road cycling and is a keen snowboarder.