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Alexandra Docherty

Partner and Head of Private Client Tax

Alexandra Docherty

Aberdeen Office, Edinburgh Office, Forfar Office, Glasgow Office, Perth Office, Stirling Office,
T: 07515 731 657
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Partner and Head of Private Client Tax, based in our Edinburgh office, Alex joined Johnston Carmichael in 2012. Alex has been involved in tax planning for owner managed businesses and high net worth individuals throughout her career to date, working for international accountancy firms.

Alex specialises in all aspects of private client tax and owner managed businesses, focusing on providing solutions for her clients through tax efficient structuring. In particular, income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax planning, succession strategies, partnership taxation, domicile & residence planning, and personal and trust taxation including trust accounting. Being brought up in a family business, Alex has a keen interest in family businesses and an insight into issues facing the family ‘firm’.

Alex is a previous Treasurer of the STEP Scotland Branch and also sits on their educational committee. She is a committee member of the ICAS Private Client Committee and also sits on the NFU Scotland Legal & Tax Technical Committee.

Alex is Deputy Head of Rural for the firm.

Sector Experience

  • Agriculture
  • Professional Partnerships
  • Landed Estates
  • House Builders
  • Car Dealers
  • Technology
  • Food & Drink.

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