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Provided by Richard Ward

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Richard Ward is London Co-Managing Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, and Chair of the firm’s UK Tax practice.

A broad-gauged UK corporate and transactional tax lawyer, Mr. Ward has advised an array of multinational clients on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, financing transactions and private equity fund formation and operation.

Mr. Ward received his B.A. from Oxford University in 1982, where he was an Open Exhibitioner at St. Edmund Hall. He qualified to practice in England & Wales in 1985.

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Tax - UK
4
Band 4

Richard Ward leads Debevoise's London tax team and acts as co-managing partner of its London office. He is experienced in assisting clients with all manner of complex tax issues. He frequently advises on the UK and US tax aspects of M&A deals.
"He has a planetary-sized intellect and is extremely concise." "He is outstanding on difficult technical points."

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