Forbes Dawson People

Our people are at the core of our business, and truly shape our service offering. Our passion for tax is what sets us apart. Individual specialisms combined with a pragmatic approach are what make us experts in the field enhancing what we deliver for clients.

Laura Hutchinson
Managing Partner*

Laura is one of the founding members of Forbes Dawson. She has been advising on private client tax issues for over…

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Andrew Marr
Managing Partner*

Andrew’s expertise lies in bespoke tax planning for owner managed businesses and non-domiciled individuals and he has a successful record of…

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Tim Shaw
Partner

Tim is a corporate tax specialist with experience in advising both large UK groups and SMEs on issues including M&A, cross-border…

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Michelle Hogan
Partner

Michelle left PwC to become group tax manager for Guardian Media Group plc where she established a tax department during a period of significant M&A activity and investment. 

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Tom Minnikin
Partner

Tom is a Chartered Tax Adviser specialising in tax issues facing owner managed businesses and entrepreneurs.  He can advise on all…

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Angela Carey
Tax Director

Angela is a Chartered Tax Adviser, having trained with Deloitte before joining Forbes Dawson in 2017.  Angela has broad experience in…

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Adam Sutton
Senior Tax Consultant

Adam is a qualified Chartered Accountant who specialises in corporation tax, stamp duty land tax (SDLT) and employee share schemes. Adam…

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Adam Sedgwick
Tax Consultant

Adam joined Forbes Dawson as a graduate in 2018 and became a qualified Chartered Tax Adviser in 2021.  He studied Economics…

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Michael Hodgson
Tax Consultant

Michael is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor and joined Forbes Dawson as a Tax Manager in 2021. Prior…

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Ethan Robson
Tax Manager

Ethan joined Forbes Dawson as a graduate in 2019.  He studied Accountancy and Finance at the University of Lincoln, graduating with…

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Sarah Shrewsbury-Gee
Tax Senior

Sarah joined Forbes Dawson as a graduate in 2022. She studied Mathematics at the University of Liverpool and is studying for…

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Marianne Cain
Tax Assistant

Marianne is an Oxford University graduate with a Masters in Maths and Philosophy.  She joined Forbes Dawson in 2023 to embark…

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Matt Parker
Tax Assistant

Matt is an Economics graduate of the University of Manchester, joining Forbes Dawson in 2023 to train for his ATT/CTA qualification.

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Tom Stockton
Tax Assistant

Tom graduated from the University of Lancaster in 2023 with a first-class Masters in Mathematics and joins us to embark on…

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Michael Dawson
Founding Partner - Consultant

Michael has over 25 years’ experience as a tax adviser. He has a high profile in the North West as a negotiator and troubleshooter…

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Dave Cooper
Employment Tax Consultant

Dave is an employment tax specialist with significant experience of dealing with all HMRC-related employer issues. Dave was formerly an Inspector…

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Gavin Tucker
Senior VAT and Customs Duty Consultant

Gavin specialises in providing practical and commercial solutions to VAT and customs duty problems along with searching for opportunities to mitigate…

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Gabrielle Taylor
Senior Tax Investigations Consultant

Gabrielle is a highly experienced tax enquiry specialist, dealing with all types of interaction with HMRC, having spent much of the…

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Susan Smith
Practice Manager

Susan is the Practice Manager at Forbes Dawson and works alongside Samantha and Kathy to provide administrative support to the rest…

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Samantha Dalgleish
Secretary

Sam is a secretary at Forbes Dawson and part of the administrative team with Kathy.  Sam’s normal working days are Mondays…

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Kathy Macfarlane
Secretary

Kathy is a secretary at Forbes Dawson and part of the administrative team with Sam.  Kathy works full-time Monday to Friday.

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*Managing Partners are the Statutory Directors of Forbes Dawson Ltd

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