David Barker


United Kingdom


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David specialises in tax planning for UK and international clients and acts as liaison partner to the firm’s office in Zurich, which he visits regularly. He has a special interest in planning tax effective wealth holding structures for the financial and business assets of private clients.  He is also highly experienced in handling all levels of HMRC tax enquiry.

David read Greats at Brasenose College, Oxford and, following experience at both Big 4 and smaller firms, joined Rawlinson & Hunter in 1997. He became a partner in April 2000 and headed up the tax department for 12 years until April 2019.

David is a chartered tax adviser and was a double prize-winner on his admission to the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in 2000. He was named in Citywealth’s 2019 list of the top 20 men in Private Wealth Management.


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