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Simmons & Simmons LLP

Tax

2 ranked lawyersBand 4UKEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Advises clients on all manner of direct and indirect tax concerns. Full-service offering with additional contentious tax capabilities. Heavily involved in advising clients from energy, financial services, media and telecoms. Notable for its work on cross-border tax structuring mandates as well as for its leading work on fund and asset management-related tax advice.

Work highlights

Counselled BlackRock on the tax structuring elements of its USD1.3 billion acquisition of eFront.

Notable practitioners

Martin Shah advises clients on funds-related work, finance transactions and M&A. He frequently advises institutional asset managers and hedge funds and is noted for his work on cross-border matters.
"He is very knowledgeable and commercial."

Nick Cronkshaw provides counsel on the tax structuring of large private equity transactions. He also advises public companies on M&A activity.
"He takes good positions on things and tries to get the right outcome."

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

UK

Tax


Martin Shah
Band 4
Nick Cronkshaw
Band 3