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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Tax

3 ranked lawyersBand 4UK-wideUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Pre-eminent litigation boutique with a strong tax disputes practice. Known for its work for large international corporates on complex domestic and cross-border matters. The team is equally capable when advising on disputes relating to direct and indirect tax.

Strengths

Clients say: "The firm is a pleasure to work with as they are very organised and everything is done on time."

Another adds: "They are a highly competent firm with relevant real-world experience."

Notable practitioners

Chintan Chandrachud is an associate at the firm with experience of advising on cross-border tax disputes. He is notable for his work for mining sector clients.
"He is absolutely brilliant - incredibly strong on the details and helpful on the strategic work."

Karabeth Ovenden assists with a range of domestic and international tax disputes.
"She thinks outside of the box, is very positive and is always a pleasure to work with."

Liesl Fichardt is a leading tax litigator who comes recommended for her ability to handle tricky, high-risk tax disputes. She has standout expertise in the tax issues faced by clients in the mining sector, especially in Southern Africa.
"She is a pleasure to work with as she is not only technically knowledgeable but also has on-the-ground experience." "She is tremendously easy to work with, extraordinarily responsive and knows her stuff."

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Tax: Contentious


Chintan Chandrachud
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Karabeth Ovenden
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Liesl Fichardt
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