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What the team is known for

A strong bench of dedicated tax practitioners, including qualified chartered tax advisers. Provides impressive support on matters such as private client taxation, property and corporate transactions. Also well placed to advise on employment taxation issues and share schemes. Frequently represents clients in contentious tax cases. Acts for an impressive roster of clients, including real estate investors.

Strengths

A client says: "They are calm, considered and incisive, and have a steadfast commitment to deliver on the client's priorities."

A source explains: "One of the good things about Dentons is that the tax team is flexible and finds specific solutions to specific problems."

Work highlights

Provided tax advice to Murray Income Trust on its £427 million merger with Perpetual Income & Growth Investment Trust.

Notable practitioners

Gwen Souter has a wealth of experience advising on tax issues concerning M&A, among other transactions. Her clients include high net worth individuals and corporations.

Lorna McCaa is a prominent figure in the market who handles tax aspects of transactions. She regularly works on cross-border deals.
"She does specialist work, always to a high standard."

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Overview

As a distinct part of the larger Dentons Tax Practice, the Scottish Tax team continues to be recognised for its exceptional scope and technical expertise, reinforcing our position as a clear leader in the Scottish marketplace, setting us apart from our competitors. 

Our Scottish Tax team's specialist skills include: planning and structuring for corporate deals and reorganisations; real estate taxes; planning for cross-border transactions tax planning for high net worth individuals; value added tax; financial services tax; employment taxation including share schemes; and drafting and negotiating tax warranties and indemnities on corporate M&A transactions. 

As part of Dentons, we have access to over 10000 colleagues located in 73 countries, with these figures increasing each quarter. This international reach is unrivalled in the Scottish market place and, in fact, globally. This network puts us in first place for advising on any international tax matter from a Scottish base, and allows us to continue to provide a high-level tax planning service to our clients in all major trading jurisdictions. Our clients undoubtedly benefit from our global integrated solution for cross-border advisory and transactional work. 

Tax

Dentons

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Location

1 George Square

Glasgow

Glasgow City

UK

G2 1AL

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Press Release

Private client heavyweight joins Dentons as partner in Scotland

Authors: Roddy Harrison, Alex Tostevin, James Meakin

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Scotland

Tax


Gwen Souter
Band 1
Lorna McCaa
Band 1