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Stewarts adds firepower in tax disputes with partner hire

Stewarts has brought in three new lawyers, including one partner, to boost its tax litigation and investigations team. James Le Gallais has joined the firm as a partner from Peters & Peters. He already has significant instructions in commercial tax litigation, including the multi-million-pound action against funding company Ingenious Media. Le Gallais will bring expertise […]

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Dechert tax partner leaves firm after just two years

Dechert tax partner Jane Scobie is switching over to another US firm in London, in a move that will reunite her with former colleagues from Kirkland & Ellis. Scobie, who left Kirkland for Dechert in 2017, is moving across to Willkie Farr & Gallagher’s London office, where she will work with Kirkland alumna Claire McDaid, […]

BMW and HMRC victorious in tax battle with banks

Lloyds Bank, MG Rover and Standard Chartered have lost an attempt to win back overpaid taxes, with Norton Rose Fulbright client HMRC and BMW successfully appealing a previous first-tier tribunal decision. There were several battles incorporated into this one case, seen to be critical in the run-up to Brexit as the prevailing law is EU […]

Norton Rose Fulbright pair leave for KPMG

KPMG is continuing its push into the legal market with the raid of two partners from Norton Rose Fulbright‘s international network. The hires include corporate tax partner Angela Savin, who has joined KPMG’s tax litigation and disputes team in London, and Sydney -based Zein El Hassan, who helmed the firm’s financial services risk advisory team in Australia […]

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Non-resident athletes – the case for reform in the UK

This article was first published by LawInSport. With some international sports stars refusing to participate in the UK as a result of our tax laws, Nicola Parkinson, Senior Tax Associate a law firm Walker Morris, examines the case for reform. When the country embraced London 2012 with great enthusiasm, few would have realised that, without […]

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