Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) tax litigation partner Rupert Shiers has quit the firm to join Hogan Lovells as head of its direct tax disputes practice.
French firm Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier has picked up a three-strong tax team from Jones Day in Paris, including the US firm’s European tax head Vincent Agulhon.
Blackstone Chambers’ James Eadie QC has defeated a judicial review bid by lobbying group UK Uncut over HM Revenue & Customs’ multi-million pound “sweetheart” deal with Goldman Sachs.
Linklaters Washington DC tax partner Joseph Pari has left for KPMG, roughly a year after moving to the magic circle firm ahead of the collapse of Dewey & LeBoeuf.
Linklaters has added two partners to its nascent Washington DC office with the hire of Bingham McCutchen tax duo David Brockway and Jasper Howard.
Benjamin Franklin was famously quoted as saying: “The only things certain in life are death and taxes.”
The forthcoming tax regime will certainly have a lightening effect on partners’ pockets. David Furst examines the various ways to mitigate the impact
Moving from London to Ireland might seem to be a strange move for a shipping lawyer. Not so, says Helen Noble, citing the attractions of the Irish tonnage tax
The tax avoidance disclosure regime introduced in this year’s budget raised a fresh challenge to legal professional privilege. Peter Nias reports
With the leading tax teams taking on a more strategic role, it’s no longer only Brad Pitt who can win a battle with a Trojan Horse. Kate Schmit reports