George McCracken (Partner)

George works in our Large Corporate and Regulated Industries Tax Group, specialising in advising clients on cross-border tax issues and advising large corporates on UK domestic tax issues.

George joined us at Grant Thornton in 2003. Previously he has worked with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, and has 30 years of experience in advising large companies on complex tax issues. George has been an international tax partner since 1989 and was head of tax for Arthur Andersen's Scottish practice

With 30 years' experience in international tax, George has dealt with many large companies, both UK and international, involved in a variety of industries ranging from oil and gas and banks to retail and manufacturing.

George's expertise covers:

  • cross-border financing
  • mergers, disposals and acquisitions both UK and international
  • leasing


  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) from the University of Glasgow
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Chartered Tax Adviser

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George McCracken

Edinburgh, Exchange Crescent

+44 (0)131 659 8501