Liesl Fichardt has joined the firm as a partner based in the firm’s London office. Liesl was formerly a partner at Clifford Chance where she was head of the firm’s Tax Investigations and Disputes practice. Liesl advises on all areas of UK domestic and international tax disputes, including complex cross-border tax investigations, tax litigation, management of raids by tax authorities, and strategic discussions with tax authorities. She is one of the leading advisors on tax treaty and bilateral investment treaty disputes. Liesl is a qualified solicitor advocate in England and Wales and is admitted as an advocate in South Africa. She is a former Chair of the British Branch of the International Fiscal Association, sits on the International Taxes Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales, and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the MSc degree in International Taxation at the University of Oxford.