BKL joins International Sports Tax Association as UK Partner Firm

07 December 2023
BKL International Sports Tax Association Partner Firm UK

We are pleased to announce that BKL are joining the International Sports Tax Association as a Partner Firm for the UK. 

BKL is a Top 50 firm of chartered accountants and tax advisers based in London. Their clients include high net worth individuals, families, senior executives, entrepreneurs and investors. Many of their client relationships have been built over generations. BKL develop plans to create, manage and preserve wealth between generations, including realising value from land and property.

BKL’s expertise also includes advising non-resident and non-domiciled individuals, as well as UK domiciled and resident individuals. Their partners are actively involved, taking an ongoing interest in client finances and giving clients access to their expertise.

BKL’s individual and business clients come from a range of business sectors. These include sport, entertainment, property, financial services.

BKL’s tax advice to clients in the sporting world – including international footballers, rugby players and cricketers – involves the structuring of individuals’ investments and managing of their personal affairs. BKL have a strong record of managing clients’ relationships with HMRC who are increasingly focused on taxpayers whose records are handled by the Affluent and High Net Worth Units.

In 2022, BKL became a Certified B Corporation, joining a global community of businesses dedicated to balancing profit and purpose. Through their charitable foundation, The BKL Foundation, BKL allocates a percentage of their annual profits to good causes locally, nationally and internationally.

BKL’s expertise was recognised by two awards in 2023: Best Employer in Tax at the Taxation Awards, and Tax Team of the Year at the Accounting Excellence Awards.

Sofia Thomas, Chair of ISTA, said, “We are absolutely delighted to welcome BKL to the International Sports Tax Association as a Partner Firm. The team at BKL have a proven track-record of providing excellent advice to clients in sports and entertainment. I know that their team will make a valuable addition to our network of global experts in sports tax and law.”

Interested in connecting with the team at BKL? You can find them on our Global Directory:

Chris Smith, Director of Personal Tax Compliance
Helena Kanczula, Tax Director
Geraint Jones, Tax Partner

Read more about BKL and what they offer at: https://www.bkl.co.uk/