Overview

Rebecca is a solicitor specialising in corporate tax, employee incentives and executive remuneration arrangements.

She advises on a wide range of corporate and business tax issues, including corporate and real estate transactions; VAT, stamp taxes and reliefs available to businesses and their investors.

Rebecca also provides advice to private, FTSE and AIM listed companies on all aspects of employee share incentives including advising on:

  • the design and tax implications (for both employees and employers)
  • implementation and operation of Enterprise Management Incentive options
  • Schedule 4 CSOPs
  • non-tax advantaged option schemes
  • all-employee share schemes, and 
  • the taxation of employees and directors, including PAYE and National Insurance contributions

Rebecca is also a member of the Share Plan Lawyers Group.

Experience
  • Providing advice to a private start-up company on the structure, design and establishment of an employee incentive arrangement involving the grant of EMI options
  • Advising employers on the structure and tax implications of termination packages for senior executives
  • Advising the management team of a large international company on the taxation of disposing of their employment related securities
  • Advising on a range of buy and sell side M&A transactions
  • Advising on real estate tax issues including VAT and SDLT in respect of commercial and development land transactions