Gillian is a Director in the Corporate Tax team.

Gillian has extensive experience of advising clients on a broad range of domestic and international tax matters impacting corporates. She has expertise in a number of sectors, most recently banking, fintech and alternative investment management. She advises on corporate group matters, financing arrangements, investment and management structures, corporate restructurings, M&A and real estate matters.

Gillian trained and practised as a solicitor in London, working in both the legal sector and Big Four. Gillian has been on several client secondments to financial institutions and has worked for a professional services firm in Singapore providing tax advice to domestic, regional and international clients.


Recent experience includes:

  • Advising fintechs and investment funds on corporate group restructurings and entrance into new markets
  • Advising US-headed alternative investment funds on UK expansions and restructurings
  • Seeking statutory and non-statutory clearances from HMRC in relation to a variety of UK tax matters
  • Representing a US investment manager in discussions with HMRC regarding proposed changes to anti-hybrids rules
  • Advising on the establishment of cryptocurrency platforms and online payment systems
  • Structuring acquisitions and disposals of debt portfolios
  • Advising on UK real estate investments for overseas investors
  • Advising on the impact of employees working overseas during the pandemic
  • Advising asset managers on Brexit restructuring