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Serena Lee is a counsel in Akin Gump’s tax group. She advises on all aspects of corporate tax, including domestic and international corporate and finance transactions, financial restructurings and corporate reorganizations. She also advises on a broad range of funds and investment structures, oil and gas tax issues and handles activist shareholder matters.


Prior to joining Akin Gump, Serena was a legal adviser at HM Revenue & Customs, advising policy teams on the Finance Bill and corporation tax issues. This experience has given her insight into the priorities and drivers of the U.K. tax authority, as well as how policy and legislation is developed. She also practiced at a Magic Circle law firm in London and Beijing.


L.P.C., The College of Law, London, 2010; B.A., University of Oxford, 2009.