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        Tax and Private Capital

        Helping you to plan for a successful future, whether managing commercial change or personal risk.

        Across the UK, Europe and further afield, we are known for providing specialist tax and private capital advice that makes a difference.

        Our clients trust us with a wide range of commercial tax and private capital matters, from the sale, purchase and financing of public and private companies and businesses, commercial transactions, executive engagement and reward, joint ventures and investment structurings through to capital tax, wealth preservation and succession planning.  

        What sets us apart is the scale and breadth of our expertise and experience.  One of the largest UK law firms combining a full private capital team with international commercial tax advice for individuals and their businesses, whether you are an entrepreneur, investor, fund manager, executive, high-net worth individual, or business owner, we draw on a multi-disciplinary team to provide decisive and relevant advice that anticipates tax change and helps you prepare for the future.

        A complete tax and private capital service, under one global roof

        We’re one of the few firms to provide a holistic approach to commercial tax and private capital advice, spanning the legal disciplines and crossing jurisdictional borders. With market-leading tax expertise across the UK and beyond, we are led by dual-qualified and multi-jurisdictional specialists who can provide the focussed advice you need

        John Toon

        • Partner // Head of Commercial Tax

        Jon Gould

        • National Head of Private Capital

        Jon Stevens

        • Partner // Executive Partner (Birmingham)

        Shiraz Sethi

        • Middle East Managing Partner

        Andreas Panzer

        • Partner // Head of Tax (Germany)
        Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.