Heather Williams

Partner Southampton
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Heather joined Wilkins Kennedy in May 2020, following her prior position as Tax Partner with Mazars. As of September 2020, Heather is now part of Azets following the rebrand of the CogitalGroup companies including Wilkins Kennedy. Previous to this, she spent 10 years of her career working in the retail industry as Group Financial Director for Lush Ltd.

Heather's clients include owner managed businesses and private clients. Her past experience, as Head of IP for Mazars nationally, has led Heather to have a particular specialism within the world of R&D and with innovative businesses. Having previously been Head of Tax Valuations, and having acted to value businesses for divorce in this role, Heather is experienced in valuations. Not only this, she is also experienced in working with Owner Managed Businesses and their Share Schemes, and remuneration planning.

Heather is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (FCA), is an ICAEW fellow (CTA) and also holds an MA and an MBA from Manchester Business School.

Away from work, Heather enjoys jogging and upholstery, for which she has taken lessons for almost four years. Her 18 and 16 year old’s keep her busy; both play cricket for Poole Town and Lizzie, her daughter, also plays for Dorset.