Claire Smailes

Senior Corporate Tax Manager

Gosforth office

Claire joined MHA Tait Walker in January 2015, having graduated from Durham University with a degree in Physics & Astronomy and previously working in other large independent local firms in mixed tax roles.

Her current role predominately involves advising owner manager businesses on how to manage and minimise their tax exposure, both in respect of specific transactions and ongoing compliance obligations.  She has extensive experience in supporting companies in putting remuneration strategies in place, business restructuring, sales & acquisitions and share incentive schemes.

Claire has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation since January 2009, and has over 12 years’ experience in practice.