Criminal Finance Act 2017 – Criminal Facilitation of Tax Evasion Statement of Compliance

As a provider of legal services, Howells LLP adopts the highest standards of integrity and professionalism and expects all partners and staff to do the same. We uphold the highest standards of quality and service and act with honesty and transparency on all matters.

We do not tolerate tax evasion or its facilitation by this firm or our clients or associated persons.

We have in place preventative procedures to guard against any offences under the Criminal Finances Act 2017 and we undertake due diligence on all associated individuals and businesses to mitigate the risk of facilitation of tax evasion offences and, as part of our due diligence procedures, Howells LLP will not engage with any individual or business that does not share its values and this commitment to prevention. The firm will not work with any individual or business that is not committed to preventing the facilitation of tax evasion, in compliance with the Criminal Finances Act 2017.