About Us

Our Philosophy

The members of TFO Tax are innovative and experienced tax advisors whose philosophy and mission is to provide a comprehensive, focused and high quality service.

We aim to put clients at the centre of the tax advice process. This ensures that matters are as tax efficient as possible, whilst at the same time giving clients ultimate control of any decisions that need to be made. Additionally, wherever possible, the clients’ existing advisors are brought in to assist the advice process to ensure a cohesive approach.

Going beyond just tax advice our focus is to provide our clients with an unrivalled and bespoke family office service. Integral to this we have established a network of carefully selected independent advisors both in the UK and overseas. We truly believe that this approach differentiates TFO Tax from other tax advisors.


Meet the Team

Damian Woodcock


Damian is an experienced tax professional with a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of personal taxation including Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax and Residence & Domicile.

Damian’s extensive knowledge flourished at PwC and in partnerships at Stellar Financial Partners, BTG Tax and Smith & Williamson. 

Damian’s focus has always been on Private Clients and it is testament to his abilities and interpersonal skills that his clients have always remained loyal following him to each of the new firms he has worked for.

Neil Byrne


Neil started his career in taxation with HM Revenue & Customs in 1991. Since leaving HMRC in 1995 he has gained vast experience during periods of employment at PwC, Fairhurst, BTG Tax and Smith & Williamson. Neil is experienced in all areas of personal taxation planning including Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax.

Neil’s wide range of clients includes high net worth individuals, entrepreneurs and high profile sportspeople & entertainers. He has also developed a niche in advising on tax issues associated with both UK and overseas pension schemes and is now the preferred advisor to a number of providers.

Andrew Magilton


After a brief spell at HM Revenue & Customs, Andrew started his career with a big 4 firm where he achieved membership of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and The Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners. Andrew gained further practical experience in employments with several national practices.

Andrew has wide ranging knowledge of taxation, with a particular emphasis on providing high level tax advice to entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals. He also has considerable experience in IHT matters with particular reference to Trusts and Estates.

Tim Richardson


Tim, who is a consultant to TFO Tax, has been involved in high net worth tax and financial planning for the last 30 years. After serving as an officer in Her Majesty’s Royal Navy, Tim retrained as an off-shore tax specialist with Clerical Medical and Irish Life International. Tim subsequently became a partner in an independent financial advisor firm for 11 years.
As well as consulting to TFO Tax on overseas matters Tim is an entrepreneur investing in businesses ranging from healthcare and property development.

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