Neil Williams

Neil Williams


Professional Services

Executive summary

Neil is a Partner within the London Tax Group advising people businesses, and he particularly enjoys advising on the issues that link a business and its owners. 

With experience gained across a wide range of domestic and international clients from fully-listed firms to family-owned businesses, he understands the unique challenges facing professional services firms and sets out to support them.

He combines his commercial experience and technical knowledge to offer creative and practical advice to clients. His strength is developing opportunities by investing time to understand individual needs and objectives.

Particular areas of technical specialism include advising in relation to partnership structures in the UK and the interplay across border, including advising on the opening of new offices outside the UK, withholding tax claims, double tax relief, equalisation of partner compensation and mergers & acquisitions.

Neil also leads BDO’s focus on the consultancy sector and participates in a range of market and technical focussed groups at BDO. He regularly produces thought leadership for his clients and contributes to technical consultations on government changes to legislation.

Neil believes communication and empowerment of his team is key to delivering the best service to clients and he focuses a great deal of time on this.