Paul Lavercombe

Paul Lavercombe

Local Head of Tax for BDO South East

Executive summary

I am a Tax Partner with over 25 years’ experience of advising listed companies, UK headquartered multinational and private equity backed groups, and owner managed businesses. I head up our 60 strong corporate and Private Clients Services teams for BDO South East and oversee the full range of our tax services, including corporate tax planning and compliance, VAT, transfer pricing, R&D and Employment Tax to companies across the South East region. 

I support my clients on a wide range of issues, including debt structuring, dividend planning, effective tax rate management and also extensively on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions. I have specialist expertise in real estate where I look after a large number of listed clients and private property investment groups, housebuilders and housing associations.  

I work with a diverse portfolio of clients located in London, Kent, Surrey and Sussex across many sectors, particularly real estate but also in technology and business services.

I am the firm’s Coordination Officer for Spain, Portugal and Latin America, working to foster good relationships with BDO member firms and keep up to speed with regulatory developments for our clients with operations in these countries.