David Gillies

David joined Friend Partnership in July 2020.  During a career spanning more than 30 years, he spent many years working for ‘Big 4’ accountancy practices, and more recently held a senior partnership position in a medium-sized practice where he focused on family businesses, property businesses and estate planning.

David delivers specialist and comprehensive tax planning advice and expertise to the firm’s clients operating in sectors including IT and technology, manufacturing, renewable energy, distribution, retail, property, and theatre and television production companies.

David provides a comprehensive portfolio of tax advice and services. This includes inheritance and estate planning, residence and domicile matters, capital gains tax, stamp duty land tax, property tax and property business structuring, family business structuring and creative industry tax relief. He possesses a genuine and palpable desire to understand and realise clients’ ambitions.