Overview

Nigel is joint head of the firm's corporate tax team, a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and a CEDR accredited mediator.

Nigel is a member of the Law Society Tax Law Committee, chairman of the Law Society, Stamp Taxes Working Group and also a member of the Law Society VAT Sub-Committee.

Nigel's Tax expertise includes mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring, financing arrangements, property transactions, VAT, stamp duty and SDLT, and disputes with tax authorities.

Experience
  • Advising on tax aspects of the sale of the AUB UK Student Accommodation Fund to Unite £271 million.
  • Providing advice concerning an own share purchase to a company wishing to terminate its relationship with a minority shareholder.
  • Advising FirstGroup plc on the tax implications of the sale of eight of its London Bus Depots to Metroline and Transit Systems Group.
  • Providing SDLT and ATED advice to a number of property SPVs and their shareholders.
  • Providing advice concerning the acquisition structuring of a number of hotels.

What others say...

...very diligent and precise, and commands a lot of confidence.
Chambers UK 2016