Rob Meredith, CTA

Senior Manager, PKF Francis Clark
Rob is responsible for delivering corporation tax compliance and strategic tax advice to UK based and multinational companies across a wide range of industries. He is also accountable for managing and developing client relationships for listed, privately owned and private equity backed corporations.
 
As a senior tax manager in the PKF Francis Clark’s Professional Sports team, Rob advises athletes, investors, entrepreneurs, executives, national governing bodies, teams and clubs on how to efficiently structure their tax affairs within the sports industry.
 
Rob understands commercial challenges and provides technical tax support throughout the various stages of the business life cycle, including tax planning and structuring, tax audit, compliance and tax provisioning. Rob has also spoken at conferences on UK tax issues, including the subject of image rights taxation for footballers.
Contributed to

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Image rights—protection, exploitation and taxation
Practice notes

This Practice Note concerns image rights. It focuses on the commercial protection, exploitation and taxation of image rights in the UK. It contains guidance on intellectual property right protection, including trade marks, copyright, performers’ rights and passing off. It also considers the protection afforded by advertising standards codes and sets out potential causes of action based on privacy and confidential information, data protection, defamation and malicious falsehood. There is also guidance on the structures available for exploiting image rights, including sponsorship, endorsement, ambassador, influencer and merchandising deals, and the considerations that need to be taken into account when considering taxation of image rights.

Practice areas

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Mathematical Sciences (2005)

Membership

  • Chartered Institute of Taxation

Panel

  • Contributing Author

Education

  • University of Bath (2005)

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