Lisa Spearman


Private Client Partner


Lisa Spearman’s clients come from all walks of life and she works closely with them to understand their motivations in order to make the best possible arrangements for their own, their families’ and their businesses’ financial interests. Lisa has over 20 years experience of advising high net worth individuals. Her skill at tax planning, together with her knowledge of capital gains tax and inheritance tax matters allows Lisa to advise on a broad range of tax and trust issues.

In addition, Lisa is an acknowledged expert on the tax consequences of offshore trusts, and residence and domicile issues and leads Mercer & Hole’s specialist team that focuses on our non UK domiciled clients. She is Chairman of the ICAEW Tax Faculty’s, Private Client Committee and within that leads the working party on non domicile and residence matters. Lisa is also a member of the ICAEW Tax Faculty technical committee. Lisa is a regular contributor to TAXline Tax Planning and has had chapters published on both non-residence and inheritance tax. Lisa also writes for the firm’s Tax Plus blog.

Lisa joined Mercer & Hole as a partner in 2003. Prior to that she was a director at Smith and Williamson. Throughout her career Lisa has provided the best possible advice, based on her enjoyment of both dissecting the intricacies of tax legislation and the challenge of applying her knowledge practically and appropriately to a wide range of people and circumstances.

Contact details

+44 (0) 20 7236 2601

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