Martin Scammell


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Martin has in excess of 25 years’ experience in the field of VAT.

His clients include developers, investors, house-builders, retailers and universities.

Career History

Formerly head of the real estate VAT practice at Ernst & Young, Martin joined Wedlake Bell as a consultant in 2010.

He lectures widely and regularly delivers lectures and seminars at events organised by LexisNexis, Henry Stewart and IIR. He is also a regular speaker at events organised by BUFDG (British Universities Finance Directors Group).

Martin is a member of the British Property Federation’s VAT committee, the VAT Practitioners Group and has been influential in the development of VAT law and policy.


Martin is the author of “VAT on Construction, Land and Property”, published by Bloomsbury Professional, widely recognised as being the authoritative work on the subject.

He is also the author of the VAT chapter in Tolley’s “Property Taxation”, published by LexisNexis.