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Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Legal and financial complexities aside, the subject of tax is increasingly a reputational one, influencing the corporate governance agenda and our growing interest in the behaviour of global business.


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Head of Tax

Simon Skinner

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Simon became partner at Travers Smith in 2007 and Head of Tax in 2017. Simon specialises in corporate and individual taxation, regularly advising listed companies, institutional investors, founders and management teams. His practice includes public and private M&A, restructurings and reorganisations, domestic and international tax advisory projects, disputes, public-to-privates, demergers, IPOs and joint ventures. Simon is a member of the Law Society's Corporation Tax sub-committee and is ranked by Chambers UK, Legal 500 and the International Who's Who of Corporate Tax Advisors.

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