A tax professional with over twenty five years’ experience of advising individuals, businesses and more recently, professional advisers, Femi started his tax career with the then Inland Revenue (HM Revenue & Customs) in 1988, Fẹmi originally specialised in tax investigation work before moving in 1997 to KPMG, then Deloitte, Grant Thornton before moving into industry working within the in-house Group Tax functions of United Biscuits, Standard Bank and Barclays Bank.
Seeking new challenges, Fẹmi took a break from the tax profession in 2009 and embarked on a solicitors training contract. Following qualifying and being admitted to the Roll of solicitors in April 2011, he established Loftus Stowe as a consulting vehicle from which he and the growing team continues to provide tax, HR and management consulting services to the firm’s expanding list of owner managed business, medium sized corporates and individual private clients.
Fẹmi continues to practice as a solicitor through a number of law firms, and under his direction, Loftus Stowe successfully applied to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to become an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) under the Solicitors Act 2007. The firm is now a corporate member of Private Client Solicitors LLP through which it provides a comprehensive range of legal service to clients seeking advice in respect of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and other private and corporate legal matters.
Fẹmi holds a BA (Hons) in Philosophy, an LL.M in Law & Employment Relations and is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales, the Sheffield & District Law Society, the Society of Will Writers and Estate Practitioners, the Employment Lawyers Association and an Affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.
Fẹmi is also Trustee and Board Member of Bassetlaw Citizens Advice Bureau and Worksop Priory & Gatehouse Community Trust. In what little spare time he has left, Femi makes the occasional written contribution to tax subscription journals, and presents on tax topical issues to, among others, the Chartered Institute of Tax and the Federation of Small Businesses.