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Corporate Tax

We provide the full range of corporate tax and advisory services to our clients. Our experience includes indirect taxation and customs duties. Our team of lawyers, accountants and former HMRC officers gives us a broad perspective and enables us to view tax issues in the way that your business does.

Key Contacts

Other key Corporate Tax contacts

We seek to build relationships by engaging with our clients outside assignments to understand your business and commercial aims and to share our ideas and market knowledge. We work as an integrated team on transactional projects to deliver a commercial and tax-efficient solution.

The benefits of our approach are evidenced by our clients, who include FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies, institutional investors and entrepreneurs/owner managers, as well as government departments and other public sector bodies.

We work with the Pinsent Masons global sectors to understand the business and tax issues in particular sectors. We have particular experience in the energy, insurance, real estate, infrastructure and education sectors.

We actively participate in the business tax community through participation in bodies such as the CBI, the International Fiscal Association and VAT Practitioners’ Group.

Our services include:

 

Recent experience:

  • We advised BAA on the sale of Edinburgh Airport in a deal reported to be worth over £807m.
  • Advising Horizon Acquisition Company plc on its $855 million (£527 million) acquisition of APR Energy (number 2 in the global high growth temporary power market)
  • Advising AMEC plc, the international and project management company, on the £126 million sale of AMEC's UK wind farm business.
  • We provided tax advice on the sale of a multi-jurisdictional oil services group for an enterprise value of $950 million, reported to be the largest ever sale of a Scottish company to another Scottish company
  • Advising in relation to £376 million acquisition by Yule Catto plc of PolymerLatex Deutschland GMbH
  • We advised Heywood Williams Group plc on an innovative £21 million debt-for-equity restructuring and related management shareholdings.