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Lydia Southern AAT

Tax Disputes Senior Manager

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Lydia Southern

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Association of Accounting Technicians


  • Tax dispute resolution and risk management
  • Code of Practice 8 and 9 enquiries
  • First Tier, Upper tier and CoA tax litigation
  • Voluntary disclosures including WDF

  • Accelerated payment notices and follower notices
  • HMRC criminal investigations
  • R&D enquiries
  • Cryptoasset taxation
  • Capital gains tax
  • Contract settlements and tax avoidance settlements or challenges
  • Property taxation
  • Tax planning and due diligence


Further information

Lydia expands our Tax Disputes team at Kreston Reeves, joining in January 2024 as a Senior Manager. Beginning in 2011 as an analyst, Lydia has over a decade of experience in tax dispute resolution, bringing a wealth of expertise that spans both boutique and big four practices.

Located at our London office, Lydia’s professional trajectory has equipped her with an extensive toolkit for handling complex cross-tax issues. Her proficiency extends to adeptly navigating dealings with HMRC, demonstrating a nuanced understanding of the intricate landscape of tax matters. With a track record in managing high net worth individuals and major corporate entities, Lydia enriches our team with her strategic insights and seasoned perspective.

Personal interests

Lydia enjoys spending her weekends exploring coffee shops around Notting Hill. She also is a keen gymgoer and regularly takes part in cross fit. When she isn’t outdoors, she enjoys cooking and playing video games.

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