Matt is a partner within the Corporate and Commercial team, specialising in tax law, advising on and efficiently structuring a wide range of corporate and real estate transactions including M&A, land transfers, developments and leases.

He is also expert in employment tax issues and the structuring of employee incentive schemes as well as VAT issues in the public and private sector. He has experience advising clients across a range of sectors from tech to house builders or landlords, and consultancy companies to public bodies.

Matt is a chartered tax adviser who joins from DAC Beachcroft where he has worked for the last 9 years, having trained at K&L Gates LLP. 

RECENT WORK

Some recent examples of the assistance Matt has provided include:

  •  Creating an EMI share scheme for a fledgling technology company, including agreeing a valuation with HMRC;
  • Restructuring a property developer's joint venture transaction to materially reduce the SDLT consequences;
  • Advising a public sector health body on the VAT consequences of certain working arrangements; and
  • Agreeing tax protections for a company purchaser, including issues around potential employee transactions in readily convertible assets.

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Chartered Institute of Taxation

 

 

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