Based in the firm’s Aberdeen office, Nicol joins from a role as tax director at Anderson Anderson and Brown.
In the new position, he will be tasked with leading a team that advises corporate clients on a range of issues, including tax compliance, tax structuring, overseas expansion, permanent establishment risk, transfer pricing, and cross border financing.
Nicol provides the role with experience in both practice and industry, advising a variety of clients on domestic and international corporate tax issues.
He also offers strategic tax advice, such as running specialist tax projects and supporting clients with tax obligations, to growing business and multinationals.
David Booth, regional managing partner at Azets, said: “We are delighted that Frazer is joining our fast-growing office. His extensive technical expertise and wide commercial experience both in the UK and internationally will be a major asset to our business as we build the corporate tax service line across the North-East of Scotland.
“In addition to advising our growing client base, Frazer will play a key role leading the team, recruitment and building the department.”