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Proskauer Rose LLP

Tax

4 ranked lawyersBand 5London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-regarded tax practice noted for its expertise in investment fund tax matters. In that space, the team works with leading sponsors on fund structuring across a range of asset classes. Regularly acts on cross-border issues, especially those requiring advice on US tax. Advises clients across a range of corporate matters including M&A, private equity and restructuring.

Strengths

Sources note: "They are a great firm that dispenses high-quality advice."

Clients are impressed by "the level of technical skill they bring to engagements and the breadth they cover."

Another adds: "They have incredible client service, they are always available, they anticipate issues and are proactive in bringing them to our attention."

Work highlights

Advised Deliveroo on the tax aspects of its USD575 million Series G funding.

Notable practitioners

Catherine Sear gives strategic tax advice to large institutional investors and investment fund managers. She works with clients on a full range of fund taxation including fund-raising and restructuring.
"She is very thoughtful and thorough in her analysis while being efficient and responsive." "Her depth of understanding and ability to work across multiple strands of a complex project is impressive." 

Mary Kuusisto provides extensive support to US funds on the tax aspects of fund formation. She also regularly works with those same clients on structuring investments.
"Mary is fantastic - there is no attorney that understands tax matters related to private equity better. She combines her technical knowledge with a professional and warm personality." "She is highly skilled and experienced, and she is a great communicator."

Robert Gaut supports corporate clients on the complex tax implications of M&A, as well as advising fund clients on structuring and raising.
"He has a good grasp of how asset managers operate and his breadth of experience is one of his main assets."

Stephen Pevsner has wide-ranging experience providing tax advice to private equity groups and corporate clients. As well as assisting with tax planning and structuring, Pevsner also advises clients on transactional mandates.
"He is very articulate, thorough and analytical." "He is very pragmatic when working on deals."

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Overview

Proskauer’s tax team is known for providing practical, business-oriented advice in this highly technical area. Our reputation as trusted advisors is exemplified by our involvement in a wide range of the most complex and challenging matters of the day, where our clients rely on our creative, yet pragmatic, approach. We provide sophisticated UK and U.S. tax advice on all aspects of domestic and cross-border transactions and remain a strategic resource for clients in international taxation, with lawyers based in both the UK and the United States.

Tax Department

Proskauer Rose LLP

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Department location

110 Bishopsgate

London

Greater London

UK

EC2N 4AY

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London (Firms)

Tax


Robert Gaut
Band 4
Stephen Pevsner
Band 5

Tax: Investment Funds


Catherine Sear
Band 3
Mary B Kuusisto
Band 3