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Kirkland & Ellis

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What the team is known for

Well-rounded practice with strength in private fund structuring, the tax aspects of restructuring and private equity deals. Leading global asset managers form the main part of its client base, and the team regularly advises these clients on cross-border tax mandates. As well as its leading transactional work, the group also stands out for its advisory counsel for leading financial institutions.

Strengths

Sources say: "They are an overall very strong team that focuses on the needs of the client."

Clients note: "The firm comprises very high-quality people who are all very commercial."

Another adds: "They are good at quickly understanding our business's approach to tax and our risk profile."

Work highlights

Advised Vitruvian Partners on the EUR955 million GP-led restructuring of its 2007-vintage buyout fund.

Notable practitioners

Tim Lowe has a wide-ranging practice which involves counselling investment funds and asset managers on complex tax planning and strategy.
"Tim is highly technical and capable of explaining complex matters in an understandable manner." "He is one of the most sensible and commercial practitioners that I have worked with."

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Overview

Kirkland's Tax Practice provides its clients with the most creative tax planning available in a responsive and cost-efficient manner. The Firm's Tax Practice has a strong international reputation for providing sophisticated tax counseling on U.S. and foreign tax issues and effectively representing its clients in tax disputes worldwide.

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30 St Mary Axe

London

Greater London

UK

EC3A 8AF

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