Peter joined Grant Thornton in 2005 from a Big 4 firm and has over 20 years experience in advising individuals and privately owned businesses on tax matters ranging across the various stages of their growth model – from business structuring, to protecting and expanding business activities, to tax efficient realisation of value from the business.
He is a qualified Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) and leads the delivery of UK tax services within the Grant Thornton Ireland partnership.
Peter has a focus on ensuring clients receive innovative, robust and commercially aligned tax advice.
Peter became a partner in our Belfast office in 2014 and leads the firm’s Brexit Committee where he is ideally placed to provide an unique insight from an Irish and UK perspective.
Peter is an Executive Member of the Belfast Chamber of Trade & Commerce and was elected Honorary Treasurer in 2018.
Peter’s client portfolio broadly comprises large privately held businesses, small and medium sized enterprises and individuals across a range of sectors including food and beverage, property and construction, technology, media and retail. He has extensive experience in advising individuals and companies on tax compliance and advisory matters. His experience on transactional and advisory matters includes:
- corporate reorganisations;
- mergers and acquisitions;
- corporate simplifications;
- private equity investments;
- cross border and international tax matters;
- property taxes;
- succession and exit planning; and
- tax efficient reward and incentivisation.