Allen & Overy LLP

Tax Department

Europe-wide
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What the team is known for Highly regarded tax teams across Europe, with reputable teams in Germany, the UK and the Benelux region. Recognised for its expertise in transactional tax matters, utilising its extensive international network to assist with cross-border matters, as well as corporate tax issues. Frequently acts for clients hailing from the financial services industry, acting for global corporates, banks and multinationals. Also active on contentious tax mandates, including tax litigation relating to VAT disputes.

Strengths Clients praise the firm for its "well-structured cross-border capabilities."

A source notes that the firm is "always focusing on the clients' needs and with an impressive attention to detail, without ever allowing it to jeopardise or stall the overall strategy."

Notable practitioners

Key contacts include Gottfried Breuninger in Munich, Vimal Tilakapala in London, Godfried Kinnegim in Amsterdam and Patrick Smet in Brussels.