Shenal Wijetunge

Shenal Wijetunge

Shenal joined Dow Schofield Watts in 2024 as a Partner in the Tax Advisory Team.

Shenal is a leading expert in R&D Tax Relief and has played a crucial role in securing R&D Tax Relief and other tax incentives for SME’s and Large Corporate clients across diverse sectors, including life sciences, IT, and manufacturing.

Shenal has a technical hands-on R&D background in chemical and process engineering working for brands such as Reckitt Benckiser and Heinz before to his move to professional services sector.

Prior to joining DSW, Shenal was R&D Director at Signature Tax where he secured successful claims for numerous companies. Shenal not only holds extensive expertise in R&D tax relief but also excels in supporting clients through other innovation incentives such as Patent Box and Land Remediation Relief. His ability to maximising tax relief for his clients with a key focus and commitment to compliance and auditability is grounded in a comprehensive understanding of industry specifics and HMRC requirements.

In his spare time, Shenal is a passionate photographer and cricket player.


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