Meet the Team:

Mike Luckett

Mike Luckett


Shipleys LLP
5 Godalming Business Centre
Woolsack Way
Godalming, Surrey

Shipleys LLP
10 Orange Street

Work and clients

Mike is responsible for the day-to-day running of Shipleys’ two tax departments in London and Godalming. His key focus is on private clients including expatriates and non-UK domiciliaries, more complicated UK tax planning, cross-border tax advice and HM Revenue & Customs tax investigations. As a former HMRC Officer he is well aware of the procedure from the other side of the fence.

The route to Shipleys

Mike worked for HM Revenue & Customs before joining a predecessor firm of Shipleys in 1979. He was made a principal in 1998.


Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.


"To find the solution to solve the problem."

Most entertaining deal or case

"Helping a client with a PAYE investigation which was estimated at a tax liability of £300,000 at the beginning, but in the end the client paid £7,500."

Proudest professional moments

"Still looking after a number of my clients who have been with me throughout my professional career."

What I like about my job

"Solving problems."

Interests outside work

"Skiing and skiing!"