Derek leads the Family Office and Private Client Tax Disputes and Investigations team. In particular he advises high net worth individuals, families and their companies who are under enquiry by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). Derek specialises in advising clients undergoing complex investigations involving offshore structures and assets . Derek joined KPMG in 1997. Prior to this time he was an Inspector of Taxes in the Inland Revenue. In recent years, Derek has been heavily involved advising clients who have used the tax disclosure regimes available in the UK including the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility (LDF). Derek is a regular speaker at conferences in the UK and overseas on tax disclosure and investigation issues.