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Europe 2022
UK Tax
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2 Ranked Lawyers

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Best known for cross-border tax expertise —  particularly US/UK deals and private capital matters — Skadden's UK tax team is exceptional among US firms in the City for offering a self-standing practice covering many types of tax advice. The team includes specialists in tax litigation and controversy, corporate and finance transactions, derivatives, structured finance, funds and private capital, and is supported by the wider disputes practice in handling tax litigation. Moreover, Skadden's UK tax team increasingly advises on tax-related investigations and HM Revenue & Customs enquiries for clients, and also recently has focused on innovating the tax impact in new sectors, such as AI, crypto/fintech, digital, and  energy.

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What the team is known for

Focuses on advising clients on the tax elements of public M&A, especially mandates involving US tax issues. Also works with clients on private equity deals. Highly proficient in cross-border transactions thanks to its established global network of offices. Experienced acting for clients within the real estate, finance and technology sectors.

Work Highlights

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  • Advised TDR Capital on the tax aspects of its GBP6.8 billion acquisition of a majority stake in Asda from Walmart.

Notable Practitioners

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James Anderson
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James Anderson
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James Anderson is a highly respected tax practitioner known for his deft advice on transactional tax issues. He is able to assist on cross-border matters, especially those involving US elements.
"He is excellent at coordinating and working with other teams and lawyers." "He has a commitment to giving the best advice he can offer us."

Alex Jupp
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Alex Jupp
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Alex Jupp provides extensive guidance on the tax structuring aspects of joint ventures and M&A. He frequently advises clients on their most complex and high-value transactions.
"He is clever and quick, making him a pleasure to work with." "He has a good understanding of the business and can assimilate a lot of information very quickly."

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