Linklaters

Tax Department

Europe-wide
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What the team is known for Standout pan-European tax practice encompassing Belgium and Germany, in addition to strong teams in France, Portugal, Spain and the UK. Advises a range of blue-chip clients, particularly investors from the finance sector on M&A, restructuring and private equity mandates. Expert on the full range of corporate tax mandates including funds and fund structuring, disputes, VAT and real estate. Also advises on tax planning and strategies, particularly relating to Brexit.

Strengths Clients appreciate the lawyers' ability to "leverage their technical knowledge to help develop and execute innovative yet practical approaches to solve complex issues with multi-jurisdictional ramifications."

Another interviewee highlights the firm's "broad geographical coverage and level of cross-border connections."

Notable practitioners

Key contacts include Andreas Schaflitzl in Munich, Yash Rupal in London, Edouard Chapellier in Paris and Henk Vanhulle in Brussels.