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Saffery Champness names Chris Luckett as tax partner

Luckett has over 20 years’ experience of providing tax advice to private clients and joins Saffery Champness from KPMG in Leeds, where he was a director

Saffery Champness has announced the appointment of Chris Luckett as a tax partner, based in its Harrogate office.

Luckett has over 20 years’ experience of providing tax advice to private clients and joins Saffery Champness from KPMG in Leeds, where he was a director. Prior to this, he spent five years at Deloitte.

 ATT and CTA qualified, Luckett works with high net worth and ultra-high net worth clients and their families, advising on issues such as “succession planning and the tax efficient structuring of investments and transactions”. 

He also supports business owners, entrepreneurs and land owners, advising them on personal and business tax issues on business structuring and profit extraction.

Matthew Burton, managing partner of Saffery Champness, said: “As we continue to develop our business after emerging from the past 18 months of difficult working conditions, our unrelenting focus is on continuing to deliver exceptional standards of service to our clients. 

“This focus underpins the growth we continue to see in our key markets, not least private client, and I am pleased to welcome Chris to the partnership as someone who so clearly shares our values and vision for the future of the firm.”

Chris Luckett added: “I am delighted to be joining the partnership at Saffery Champness. My approach has always been to really get to know my clients, gain a deep understanding of their needs, and become their trusted adviser – the firm’s commitment to providing outstanding client service therefore resonated with me strongly. 

“I am looking forward to working alongside the fantastic team in Harrogate and the wider Saffery Champness partnership.”

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