Claire Spinks – Director

Claire Spinks, Director at Harris Stewart, has 15 years of dedicated experience in tax services.

Her career in tax started in 2003, with a role at the HMRC working in multiple offices including enforcement and finance. Her work allowed insight into HMRC’s own methods and resources for enquiry situations.

After 3 years of experience at HMRC, Claire left and started her tax qualifications. She became a member of the Associations of Tax Technicians at an accountancy firm in Sussex.

A role at BDO LLP UK at their Gatwick offices followed, and Claire began her Chartered Institute of Taxation qualifications. Her concentrations included high net worth individuals and family trusts.

In November 2009 Claire Spinks joined British Taxpayers and soon after became a Chartered Tax Advisor. At British Taxpayers, Claire expanded her knowledge in foreign issues and worked with non-UK residents and domiciled individuals.

In July 2013, Claire achieved a further qualification with an Advanced Certificate in International Taxation from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Two months later, Claire joined and Zoë Harris at Harris Stewart and they acquired British Taxpayers with Harris Stewart working as it’s parent company.

Claire spends her leisure time walking along the Sussex Coast with Barkley, her English Bulldog. When the British weather allows, she enjoys a Pimms in the sunshine.