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Simon Howley
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Managing Partner, Bell Howley Perrotton LLP
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Simon Howley is co-founder of Bell Howley Perrotton with over 25 years of experience working within City law firms and accountancy practices.

Simon oversees the firm’s tax team, is a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians, Chartered Institute of Taxation, Federation of Tax Advisers, Institute of Financial Accountants and the Institute of Public Accountants (Australia).

Simon sits on the Property Taxes sub-committee of the CIOT’s Technical Policy and Oversight Committee. The sub-committees are all heavily involved in consultation with government, in public and in private, on proposed tax legislation. An important example of this is the thorough line-by-line review in limited time while the Finance Bill is before Parliament. Weaknesses and anomalies in legislation and drafting are identified and representations are made appropriately.

Simon is also a Freeman of The Worshipful Company of Tax Advisers in the City of London as well a member of the Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group (STPG) who are the leading professional forum for stamp taxes practitioners with over 200 members. Members of the STPG are drawn in from the legal, accountancy, and surveying professions and include practitioners in the field of tax, real estate and conveyancing.

In addition, Simon is also currently undertaking a post-graduate research degree in Taxation at Oxford University, which he hopes to complete in 2024.

Company biography

Bell Howley Perrotten are an award-winning boutique tax and law advisory firm, with a twist – they also have their own in-house client accountancy and commercial support function.

The firm was founded in 2008 by Olivia Bell and Simon Howley and borne out of a desire to establish a business, that not only looked after the clients’ business and family affairs now, but worked hand in hand with clients, to enhance and protect their wealth for future generations to come. Amanda Perrotton joined as a partner is 2019 to further strengthen and enhance the firm’s legal client offering. They advise private and corporate clients across a broad spectrum of tax and legal issues.