Tax Department

London (Firms)
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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 Sources say: "Linklaters is a world-class firm."

Clients say that the team is "excellent in all areas."

Work highlights Advised on the tax aspects of the pre-sale restructuring of Nestlé's skin health division, which was sold to private equity firm EQT.

Notable practitioners

James Morgan
provides advice to clients on a wide range of matters including the tax aspects of high-value M&A and complex financing instruments.
"He has great industry knowledge with in-house experience and he demonstrates genuine personal investment in the issues we encounter."

Lynne Walkington
advises on the tax issues of mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and securities issuances. Her client base includes insurance companies, professional services firms and investment funds.
"She is approachable, responsive and always gives clear and succinct advice." "She is a very commercial tax lawyer who knows her stuff."