Richard Watson

Partner, Tax

KPMG in the UK

Richard is a Tax partner within KPMG and leads our Tax team across Cambridge and the wider East of England region, advising a wide range of groups on UK and International tax matters.

Richard's career spans 25 years both within professional practice, in-house roles and financial services. Richard leads a number of corporate tax engagements with clients across sectors in the region.

He also has significant experience advising groups on cross border structuring and financing, intra-group corporate and debt reorganisations, managing IP and withholding taxes and supporting clients with M&A. Richard leads our full service Tax team across the East of England which spans corporate tax, VAT and indirect tax, capital allowances, R&D and innovation credits, transfer pricing, employment and global mobility, amongst other areas.

  • 1st in Modern History, Magdalen College, Oxford

  • International Tax

  • Mergers and acquisitions

  • Life Sciences

  • Tech Sector

  • Private Equity