Clifford Chance LLP

Tax Department

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What the team is known for Advises on the tax aspects of corporate, financing, investment and real estate transactions. Areas of expertise include international tax structuring, securitisation transactions, acquisition finance and restructurings. Additionally acts on transfer pricing and VAT matters. Clients also benefit from the firm's international network for cross-border advice.

Strengths Interviewees highlight that the lawyers are "really responsive, pragmatic, sharp and to the point," and add: "They have domestic experience and a good international network as well."

Work highlights Advised Athene Holding on tax relating to the sale of its real estate portfolio in Luxembourg.

Notable practitioners

Clients regard Geoffrey Scardoni as "smart, efficient, quick and smooth." According to another source he "combines the technical and the commercial really well." He often assists with the tax structuring of investments and also advises on the taxation of initial public offerings.