Baker Tilly has boosted its Tax team in London with the appointment of corporate tax specialist Dan Robertson as Tax Partner. Robertson, who brings with him 17 years of experience, will be charged with further growing the firm’s tax offering to the Technology and Media sector.
Dan Robertson joins Baker Tilly from professional services firm BDO, a firm he joined on graduation in 1998. At BDO, the climbed the ranks, starting his career at the London Audit Practice, after which he moved to the firm’s London-based Corporate Tax team. In 2010, he became Tax Director in BDO Corporate International Tax team and in 2014, he moved to the Corporate M&A department. During his 17-year career at BDO, Robertson advised clients, ranging from multinational listed groups to owner managed businesses, on both UK and international tax matters. In the last five years at the firm he specialised in advising clients in the Technology and Media sector.
Robertson has a Bachelor degree in Law from the University of Birmingham. In addition, he gained his ACA certification as well as qualification as chartered tax advisor.
As Tax Partner at Baker Tilly, Robertson will focus on supporting and growing the firm’s tax offering to the Technology and Media sector, delivering corporate international and cross border advisory work, and seeking to develop relationships with larger corporates. Commenting on the appointment, Jim Meakin, Baker Tilly’s Head of Tax, says: “I am delighted to welcome Dan to the team here in London, he brings with him a broad range of experience across a number of areas of corporate tax and I have no doubt he will be a major asset to the business going forward.”
More partners named
The appointment of Robertson is one of many recent partner appointments at Baker Tilly. Earlier this year the firm appointed Fiona Bell as Tax Partner in its Employer Solutions Group in the UK, Paul Dounis joined the firm’s Restructuring and Recovery practice in Scotland as Partner, and last month the advisory unveiled 13 new partners across the country.