Linklaters

Tax Department

Europe-wide
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What the team is known for Standout pan-European tax practice, with top-tier practices in Belgium, Germany and Portugal. Further strong teams in France, Spain and the UK, and a key asset for the firm's European tax structuring practice in Luxembourg. Advises financial institutions, consumer goods companies and industrial manufacturers on corporate restructuring processes. Handles fund structuring mandates and acts for major institutional investors on the mitigation of tax risks in real estate, energy sector or corporate acquisitions that touch on multiple European jurisdictions.

Strengths Clients say that the lawyers' "understanding of complex structuring mandates that mix different jurisdictions is outstanding."

"They have a very in-depth knowledge of our products, how we operate as a client and our expectations, which I think is key," says another interviewee.

Notable practitioners

Yash Rupal in London, Edouard Chapellier in Paris and Oliver Rosenberg in Düsseldorf are all key contacts for the firm's European tax practice.