Locken joins Crowe from a Big Four firm where she gained “over 15 years’ experience advising UK and multinational businesses on their direct tax obligations”.
Locken specialises in working with listed businesses in the FTSE250 and AIM markets across a range of industry sectors, with particular experience in the natural resources space.
Her responsibilities range from advising businesses on tax structuring and transactional work, to ensuring tax compliance and reporting obligations are met.
In her new role at Crowe, Locken will work with clients to “assist them with their tax advisory and compliance needs”.
Based in Crowe’s London office, Locken will work closely with Crowe’s national tax team to “further enhance their market-leading capability, expertise and reputation”.
Nigel Bostock, chief executive of Crowe, said: “Emma’s appointment reinforces our commitment to providing clients with best-in-class corporate tax advice, at such a pivotal time for taxation, which currently sits front-and-centre on the international stage.
“Emma’s arrival is also testament to the strong reputation Crowe enjoys in the market. I look forward to the fresh insight and value Emma will bring for clients, as her strengths complement the services that the Corporate Tax team provide.”