Ronnie Pannu

Regional Leader PwC Tax Dispute Resolution Network at PwC



Ronnie is regarded as one of the UKs leading tax dispute specialists. Over the last 25 years Ronnie has specialised in the field of HMRC investigations and tax dispute resolution working alongside a broad range of clients, both corporate and personal. He has successfully assisted his clients to resolve a wide range of investigations, enquiries, disputes and disclosures and has built up an enviable reputation of obtaining some great results.


More recently Ronnie has worked extensively in the sports industry where he has represented a number of leading sports clubs and professionals to resolve their outstanding issues with HMRC. He is regarded as a specialist in the area of the taxation of image right payments and has recently authored the relevant chapter in the latest edition of Sport: Law and Practice (Lewis Taylor).


Ronnie is a regular lecturer at national tax investigations conferences and is one of a handful of Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) accredited mediators operating in the UK tax market.


Prior to joining PwC Ronnie spent several years as a tax inspector with HMRC. He was seconded back to HMRC in 2011 where he worked with a team of senior HMRC policy officials on the Review of Tax Disputes. The outcome of this review led to, amongst other things, the publication of updated guidance on HMRCs Litigation and Settlement Strategy and the commencement of HMRC pilots on the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) methods to resolve outstanding tax disputes.