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Tax Department

UK
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What the team is known for Held in high regard for its capable handling of high-profile corporate transactions both domestically and internationally. Breadth of experience and knowledge in areas of M&A, financing, restructuring, investment funds and asset management. Clients hail from a broad range of sectors including finance and energy. Capable of advising on regulatory matters as well as contentious tax issues.

Strengths Clients remark that the lawyers "know the law, but they're so commercial," adding that "they're really impressive and they deliver amazing client service."

Others describe the team as "absolutely terrific," appreciating that the lawyers "apply the law in a practical and pragmatic way; they're partners as opposed to advisers."

Sources comment that the lawyers are "all excellent" and praise the firm's "very good all-round service delivery."

Work highlights Advised on the tax aspects on the redomicile of the Euroclear group to Belgium by replacing its UK holding company with a Belgian company under a UK court scheme of arrangement.

Notable practitioners

Sources appreciate that
Lynne Walkington
"understands tax very well, is very commercial and facilitates deals." She is experienced in international M&A and restructurings.