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Peter Courtney

Tax Director and Head of International Tax

Peter Courtney

Edinburgh Office,
T: 07393 792 091
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Peter joined the firm in 2018 as a Tax Director and leads Johnston Carmichael’s International Direct Tax team. Based in Edinburgh Peter uses his practical experience of resolving International Tax issues to advise clients across the UK.

Peter joined Johnston Carmichael following 12 years with HMRC in a number of roles including as a Delegated Competent Authority in HMRC’s Transfer Pricing policy team, as a CRM for FTSE 100 businesses and most recently leading HMRC’s International Tax Investigation Team in Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Peter is an International Tax Affiliate of The Chartered Institute of Taxation.  

Sector Experience

  • Food and drink
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Sector


  • MA (Hons)
  • Advanced Diploma in International Tax with distinction

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