Partner

Tax

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Partner

Tax

Expertise

Julian is a specialist tax solicitor. He advises businesses and their owners on all aspects of tax in the UK, helping them achieve their commercial objectives in a tax efficient way.  Julian also acts on behalf of clients in resolving disputes with HM Revenue & Customs.

Julian Advises

  • Listed and private companies
  • Owner managed businesses
  • Family businesses
  • Partnerships
  • Selling shareholders
  • Management buy-out teams
  • Private equity firms
  • Property developers and investors
  • EIS funds and EIS companies
  • Overseas companies establishing a UK presence

Experience Highlights

  • Advising on the disposal of a £500m retail division
  • Overturning a £2m VAT assessment issued to a food manufacturer and forcing HMRC to change their published guidance
  • Advising a private equity firm on a complex series of investments in high-profile trading companies
  • Advising a growing company on every aspect of a bespoke EMI share option arrangement for a large number of key employees, which after 5 years resulted in a very successful exit.
  • Being the retained tax adviser for a successful sports-based app business, advising on share structuring, financial investments, tax efficient equity incentives for management, and acquisitions of partner businesses.

Career History

Previous Law Firms

  • Hammonds
  • Ernst & Young
  • Walker Morris
  • Gordons
  • Lupton Fawcett

Education

  • St John’s College, Oxford University
  • College of Law (York)

Other

  • Regular presenter of Law Society webinars on Stamp Duty Land Tax

Get in touch

For further advice please contact us for a consultation.

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+44 (0)3330 143 401 info@gunnercooke.com