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Overview

We have one of the largest and broadest tax practices in a law firm, including a market-leading tax dispute resolution practice – the only one to be top-ranked in all the leading legal directories. We provide strategic tax advice across a range of taxes and support clients in relation to their transactions. We also help UK and multinational clients with practical and technical aspects of their share plans and incentive programmes.

Key Contacts

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Our multi-disciplinary team includes solicitors, accountants, chartered tax advisers, CEDR accredited mediators and former senior officers from HMRC. We provide pragmatic, commercial advice, based on a genuine understanding of our clients’ businesses; our partners include a former FTSE 100 tax director and a former head of indirect tax at an investment bank. We are also able to give insights into HMRC’s view of transactions – clients pay tribute to our ability to understand the HMRC ‘mindset’.

We guide a diverse range of multi-national clients through the tax consequences of major transactions or changes. If you have a multi-jurisdictional matter to deal with, you’ll benefit from our international reach.

“The board here rate them highly, not just for the legal advice they give, but also for the commerciality of their approach.” Legal Counsel and Company Secretary of one of our clients

Amidst the public and media debate about tax avoidance, we can help you to manage your risk. Should HMRC challenge or investigate your tax position or relationships with your tax advisers not go as well as planned, our substantial tax disputes team is on hand to help you resolve matters and protect your business or personal interests – through negotiation, mediation or the Tribunals or Courts.

“Pinsent Masons win tax cases. As well as offering a staggering level of technical brilliance, Pinsent Masons also understand the tactics of tax litigation. Sometimes resolving a dispute with HMRC feels like an epic battle and in the art of war Pinsent Masons are second to none.” Tax QC

You’ll get the best advice on structuring employee incentives to help you retain and motivate key individuals or your workforce as a whole, wherever they are located.

We share our knowledge with clients on a continual basis through PM-Tax, our highly regarded client publication and our regular programme of client events.

For more information see our specialist pages.