Chris Chapple

Chris Chapple is our exclusively recommended Remuneration Planning expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Chris directly using the contact details listed above.

Chris advises on remuneration planning, including a range of structures and industries, but with a particular focus on private equity and financial services. This includes share-based arrangements, trusts and partnership planning. He has experience advising a number of FTSE 250 remuneration committees on broader pay and governance, and shareholder relations issues.

Because much remuneration planning involves giving individuals an ownership interest in a business Chris also advises on a large number of transactions, notably PE-backed deals and IPOs. He covers all tax consequences for owner-managers, including capital gains tax (including e.g. entrepreneur’s relief), inheritance tax, debt instruments, earn outs, transactions in securities etc.

Chris Chapple has Tax Champion responsibilities for Management Buy-Outs, Transactions in Securities, Sale of Companies and EMI/Share Incentives. He is also a member of the firm’s Tax Technical Committee.

Office Overview:

BDO’s London office at 55 Baker Street serves clients based in London and throughout the UK. We provide all the services our clients need including Audit and Assurance, Tax, Advisory and Business Services and Outsourcing.

We work with a broad range of clients from private individuals to ambitious, entrepreneurial mid-market companies, listed companies and not-for-profits. We also work with international clients, leveraging the BDO Global network to meet their needs. Our clients operate in all sectors of the economy.

We build close professional relationships so that we can understand our clients and their businesses. They trust us to support their ideas and people so they be successful today and in the future. Over 90% of our clients would recommend us.

Our staff and partners are all experts in their chosen fields whether that is an industry or a particular service. We use this knowledge to help our clients by publishing informative and topical reports and articles that are published as Insights.

Our Baker Street office is one of two offices in London. Our other office is in Aldersgate.