News release

Grant Thornton strengthens tax offering with new partner

Leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has bolstered its tax offering with the appointment of Lee Holloway as Partner.

Lee joins with over 20 years’ experience and significant expertise in consumer business and tax risk management. He specialises in the retail and consumer business sector, having worked in-house for nearly a decade leading the tax functions at Next plc and Halfords plc and working as a tax Director at Molson Coors, a US listed global brewer.

Lee brings a deep understanding of how to implement great tax governance and compliance procedures and is also skilled in tax compliance management across international supply chains. He was recently named “Best In-house Tax Leader” at the Tolley’s Taxation Awards 2019.

In his new role, Lee will be focusing on further growing the firm’s tax offering in London, providing practical tax advice to clients in the consumer sector and supporting businesses to find a way through the challenges of tax governance.

Commenting on his appointment Lee Holloway said: “I’m delighted to join such a strong group of partners and help to strengthen what is already a fantastic offering in the consumer business space. With increased scrutiny from HMRC around tax governance and control I will utilise nearly a decade of in-house experience of moving corporates to a place of great tax governance and control, to support the firm’s impressive client base.”

Dominic Preston, Partner and London Head of Tax, Grant Thornton UK LLP, added: “We are delighted to welcome Lee to the firm. His appointment demonstrates our continued commitment to growing our tax offering and providing the best quality service for our clients. His extensive experience and skillset will help us to continue to provide leading advice and strengthen our already impressive consumer tax base.”