Peter Wilson

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Dr Peter Wilson is an international taxation adviser with more than 40 years of experience. Peter has advised companies, individuals, partnerships, trusts, foundations, collective investment funds, pension funds and governments on taxation, international tax law and associated planning and compliance, firstly from a base in Sydney, Australia, then London, New York and now in Dubai.

He also advises corporate service providers, financial institutions, investment managers, and administrators on their client taxation matters together with FATCA, CRS and ESR reporting obligations.

Dr Wilson also assists clients in defending domestic and cross-border disputes with taxation authorities and in subsequent taxation litigation before tribunals and courts, together with advising family lawyers on the taxation consequences of disputed family investment entities in contested divorces. He advises clients on regulatory matters and entity (companies, partnerships, trusts, foundations, stock option schemes) formation, including countries or territories where the entities may be formed.

Over the years, he has advised clients on the cross-border taxation laws of more than 75 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, North and South America and Asia, including Australia and New Zealand.

Dr Wilson has a PhD in Commercial Law, written at Queen Mary, University of London on ‘BRICS and International Tax Law’. He is an established author and is the UAE subject matter expert for the ACCA in creating its Tax Certificate for the UAE Ministry of Economy, covering entity formation, consumer protection, UBO and public registers, and company and international taxation.