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Francesca Hutcheson

Tax Director

 Key areas of expertise:

  • Exit and succession planning
  • Remuneration planning
  • HMRC negotiations and settlements
  • Research and Development tax relief claims
  • Patent Box claims

Professional background:

Francesca is an experienced tax advisor and has 20 years' experience in industry.


Francesca advises clients on all aspects of tax relief for UK innovation, from tax-efficient funding for high-growth start-ups, to Research and Development tax relief and Patent Box claims. 

Francesca has provided specialist tax support for a number of high-value M&A and Corporate Finance transactions, having acted for both vendors and purchasers.

She is experienced in HMRC negotiations and settlements, exit and succession planning for the family business and tax-efficient remuneration planning. With significant real estate industry knowledge, she also advises on tax-efficient holding structures and Capital Allowance claims.


Francesca outside of work

Outside of work Francesca is a Trustee for Lingen Davies Cancer Fund, a charity which is committed to supporting cancer services for the people of Shropshire, Telford and Mid Wales.

Francesca's top 3 hobbies includes, spending time with her family, running and travelling (ideally doing something that involves all 3!)

Reykjavik, Iceland is Francesca's favourite holiday destination.

A suprising fact about Francesca is for her 40th birthday she ran the New York marathon dressed as Wonder Woman!