Helen Cowley

Helen is a tax partner in the Manchester office. She is ACA and CTA qualified with over 16 years’ experience in tax.

Helen provides tax planning advice to owner-managed businesses, partnerships, trusts and high net worth individuals. Her specialities include mixed taxation projects, international tax work, group re-organisations, employment-related securities and share incentive planning, IHT and capital gains tax planning. She also has experience in VAT, particularly on cross-border transactions, and sales taxes in overseas jurisdictions.

Helen has a particular interest in assisting clients to enter new global markets, focusing on the tax and practical advice in relation to both outward and inward trade and investment. She works extensively with overseas advisers throughout Western Europe and the Nordics, and in other locations such as the USA and Canada, Australia, Malaysia and the UAE.

In addition to overseas matters, Helen is a versatile UK tax adviser who takes a pragmatic approach to the commercial issues faced by clients.

Outside of work, Helen enjoys spending time with her family on long walks in the country, roller skating and travelling.