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Rachel Armitage

Rachel has been practising US and UK tax since 1998, working in the "Big 4" before joining Westleton Drake in 2015. She is a manager working in both the International Private Client and Trust and Family Wealth teams.

Rachel specialises in looking after the affairs of individuals and families with interests in several jurisdictions and the additional complexity this brings to being tax compliant in the US. She is experienced in handling voluntary disclosure cases.

Rachel is an agent enrolled to practise in front of the Internal Revenue Service.

To contact Rachel, please call directly on +44 20 3141 2720 or by email at rachel.armitage@westletondrake.com.

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Richard Ball

Richard has been practising US tax since 2002 in the “Big 4” before joining Westleton Drake in 2013. He is a manager in the International Private Client team.

Richard specialises in US personal tax and assists a wide range of individuals, dealing with the cross border issues and complexities of being tax compliant in the US whilst working in the UK or Switzerland. Richard is experienced in handling disclosure cases.

To contact Richard, please call directly on +44 20 3141 2721 or by email at richard.ball@westletondrake.com.

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Oliver Burton

Oliver has been practising US and UK tax since 2008.

Oliver's background is predominantly within the “Big 4”, where he managed the tax compliance and advisory needs of high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs.  Oliver has significant experience in handling disclosure cases, working with US and UK partners and dealing with non-domiciled individuals in the UK.

Oliver joined Westleton Drake in 2017 as a manager within the International Private Client Group.

Oliver is an agent enrolled to practice in front of the Internal Revenue Service and a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians.

To contact Oliver, please call directly on +44 20 3141 2712 or by email at oliver.burton@westletondrake.com

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David Carbery

David has been practising US and UK tax since 1989, working with “Big 4” firms in various locations including London and Sydney, followed by several years with boutique firms working in the same field. David is a manager in the International Private Client team.

David specialises in US personal tax and assists a wide range of individuals, dealing with the cross border issues and complexities of being tax compliant in the US. He is experienced in handling voluntary disclosure cases.

David is a UK Chartered Tax Adviser and an agent enrolled to practise in front of the Internal Revenue Service. 

To contact David, please call directly on +44 20 3141 2728 or by email at david.carbery@westletondrake.com.

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Mark Funnell

Mark has been practising US tax since 2010, joining Westleton Drake in 2018. He is a manager in the International Private Client team.

Mark specialises in US and UK personal tax for individuals including tax compliance, cross border issues, delinquent filing and expatriation from the USA.

Mark is an agent enrolled to practice in front of the Internal Revenue Service and a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians.

To contact Mark please call directly on +44 20 3141 2704 or by email at mark.funnell@westletondrake.com 

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Lisa Gray

Lisa joined Westleton Drake in 2016 as an assistant manager in the International Private Client Group. Lisa is now a manager in the Trust and Family Wealth team and has been specialising in the complexities of US and UK trusts and estate planning over the last few years.

Lisa works with a wide range of individuals, dealing with cross border issues and specialises in US and UK personal tax matters having training at a "Big 4" and working at a small private client firm.  She is experienced in helping trustees and beneficiaries with complex US and UK trust matters. In addition she assists with US estate and UK inheritance tax planning and is an agent enrolled to practise in front of the Internal Revenue Service.

To contact Lisa please call directly on +44 20 3141 2716 or by email at lisa.gray@westletondrake.com  

 

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Daniel Kennelly

Daniel has been practising US and UK tax at Westleton Drake since joining as part of the graduate recruitment programme. Daniel has gained a wide array of experience in US and UK compliance matters, and is a manager in the Entrepreneurial Private Client Group.

Daniel specialises in assisting individuals with Corporate and Partnership interests, as well as those looking to enter one of the IRS's voluntary disclosure programmes.

Daniel is a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians and an agent enrolled to practise in front of the Internal Revenue Service.

To contact Daniel, please call directly on +44 20 3141 2711 or by email at daniel.kennelly@westletondrake.com.

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Ruth Porteous

Ruth has been working in accounting since 2005 having started her career with in house teams. Ruth joined Westleton Drake in 2011 and heads the Business Services Group.

Ruth assists businesses with their accounting, VAT and statutory compliance, working with a wide portfolio of clients ranging from start-ups to established international companies and family trusts. Her experience gained in house means that she is able to advise clients on a range of business issues.

Ruth is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

To contact Ruth, please call directly on +44 20 3141 2751 or by email at ruth.porteous@westletondrake.com.

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Kathy Rose

Kathy has been working in audit and accounting since 2005.  Kathy joined Westleton Drake in 2018 and currently heads the Business Services Group.

Kathy assists businesses with their accounting, VAT and statutory compliance, offering services to a wide range of UK corporations and limited liability partnerships in a variety of industry sectors, specialising in dealing with international groups.

Kathy is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians.

To contact Kathy, please call directly on +44 20 3141 2758 or by email at kathy.rose@westletonedrake.com.

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Inga Sviderskiene

Inga joined Westleton Drake as part of the annual graduate training scheme. She is a tax manager in the Trust and Family Wealth Group.

Inga specialises in US and UK personal tax and assists a wide range of individuals, dealing with cross border issues and UK remittance planning.

Inga has a master’s degree in Tax Law, she is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and an agent enrolled to practise in front of the Internal Revenue Service.

To contact Inga, please call directly on +44 20 3141 2714 or by email at inga.sviderskiene@westletondrake.com.

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Craig Thompson

Craig has been practicing US tax since 2004, firstly with the "Big 4" in London and Tokyo, and since 2011 in Switzerland, with another US tax firm. He joined Westleton Drake in 2016 and is a manager in the Swiss team.

Craig specialises in US personal tax and assists a wide range of individuals, dealing with the cross border issues and complexities of being tax compliant in the US.

Craig has significant experience in handling disclosure cases and expatriations.

To contact Craig, please call directly on +41 44 455 6012 or by email at craig.thompson@westletondrake.ch.

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