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Gillespie Macandrew bolsters tax offering with appointment of Lisa Macpherson-Fletcher

Posted: 18th August 2021

Leading Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew has strengthened its Tax team with the appointment of Lisa Macpherson-Fletcher as Tax Director.  A Chartered Tax Advisor, Lisa has over 18 years’ experience and has particular expertise advising high net worth clients on their tax affairs, including inheritance tax and capital gains tax.  Lisa joins from accountancy firm Saffery Champness and is the current Treasurer of STEP Scotland.


Gillespie Macandrew’s Head of Tax and Co-Head of Private Client, John McArthur commented:

“Lisa’s appointment will add further depth to the tax offering for our clients and is part of our continued investment in the firm’s award-winning Private Client and Land and Rural Business teams.  Lisa brings considerable expertise in advising on complex tax matters for individuals and businesses and I am looking forward to working with her and further developing our tax practice.”


Gillespie Macandrew’s specialist tax team provides comprehensive personal tax advice to individuals and their families, including succession planning, inheritance tax and capital gains tax.  The team has particular expertise advising family estates on their tax planning and works closely with the firm’s market-leading land and rural business team.

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