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Allen & Overy LLP

Tax

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What the team is known for

Flexible practice with access to a global network and noted expertise in matters related to covered bonds. The team has additional experience in advising on the tax aspects of M&A, asset and equity transactions, reorganisations and restructurings, capital markets issuances and more. Also able to handle contentious tax mandates. Provides further tax advisory assistance to clients by way of its alternative resourcing platform, Peerpoint.

Strengths

Clients value the team's ready access to impressive cross-border capabilities, one underlining "the firm's strong international network and sophisticated global tax and corporate practice."

According to another client: "Allen & Overy provided good-quality services with a client-oriented mindset. The advice from the firm was thorough, practical and problem-solving."

Work highlights

Provided tax advice on the structuring and acquisition of the Development Bank of Japan's investment, as a member of a consortium of investors led by QIC, in the execution of a take-private of listed energy company Pacific Energy.

Notable practitioners

Ka Sen Wong has a well-established practice advising domestic and international clients on a wide range of transactional tax matters. Valued by one client as a lawyer who "actually thinks about the commercial nature of a transaction and understands how to draft particular advice to ensure the best outcome for his clients," he is praised by another for his "work ethic, extensive knowledge and experience on income tax matters, great communication skills, and ability to find a practical solution."

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Tax


Ka Sen Wong
Band 3