We’ve joined the International Sports Tax Association as a UK partner

We’re pleased to have joined the International Sports Tax Association (ISTA) as a Partner Firm for the UK.

ISTA is a global community of professional advisers specialising in the sports industry. Their aims are:

Our tax team’s advice to clients in the sporting world – including international footballers, rugby players and cricketers – involves the structuring of individuals’ investments and managing of their personal affairs. We help to manage clients’ relationships with HMRC who are increasingly focused on taxpayers whose records are handled by the Affluent and High Net Worth Units.

Sofia Thomas, Chair of ISTA, says:

“We are absolutely delighted to welcome BKL to the International Sports Tax Association as a Partner Firm. The team at BKL have a proven track-record of providing excellent advice to clients in sports and entertainment. I know that their team will make a valuable addition to our network of global experts in sports tax and law.”

To find out more about how we can help people in the world of sport, please get in touch with your usual BKL contact or use our enquiry form.



Sam Inkersole

In 2022, Sam won the Taxation’s Rising Star award at the Taxation Awards in and was named in the Accountancy Age 35 Under 35.

Jon Wedge

While Jon’s client work focuses on the financial services sector, he also oversees the firm’s assurance service, as well as supporting the trainees following in his footsteps.


Elana joined us in 2017 as an ACA trainee, after graduating from Durham University where she had studied languages. She is now a manager in our assurance team.


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