David Portman

Tax Partner

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David is a Tax Partner with over 15 years of expertise in private client tax. He specialises in tax planning for high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals, focusing on minimising tax liabilities and preserving family wealth.

He has extensive knowledge and experience dealing with property investors and developers, residence, domicile and remittance issues, as well as UK and offshore trusts, IHT and estate planning.

David currently looks after private clients and business owners from various sectors including sports and entertainment, and technology, so he’s well versed in the intricacies in these areas. He has a particular interest in advising sportspersons on financial strategies to help support them after their playing career is over and be a trusted advisor for them for the long term.

As a member of our specialist India desk, he also regularly provides tax advice to individuals and businesses moving between, and operating within, India and the UK.


Outside of the office, David closely follows the results of Tottenham Hotspur and the England Cricket Team and enjoys spending time with his family.