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 as well as those who are subject to a serious fraud investigation (Code of Practice 9). Derek joined KPMG in 1997. Prior to this time he was an Inspector of Taxes in the Inland Revenue. Derek has been heavily involved advising clients who have used the various voluntary disclosure regimes available in the UK over the last several years.