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Linklaters Business Services

Living Wage
ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7456 2000
Fax:
Fax 020 7456 2222
DX:
10 LONDON CITY EC3
Email:
Web:
https://www.linklaters.com
Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Antwerp, Bangkok, Beijing, Berlin and 25 more

Mark Kingstone

Tel:
Work 020 7456 5714
Email:
Linklaters Business Services

Work Department

Investment management, tax.

Position

Partner in the tax department, principally undertaking mergers and acquisitions, funds and corporate reconstruction work.

Career

Articled clerk Linklaters 1986-88; assistant solicitor 1988-95; partner 1995 to date.

Education

Keble College, Oxford (1984 BA Hons (Jurisprudence) (First) 1985 BCL).


London: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

Linklaters LLP has a sophisticated tax group which 'combines a depth of knowledge with an innovative approach and insight'. The practice acts for major financial institutions as well as multinational corporates, financial sponsors and property companies. The team is led by 'star performer' Yash Rupal , whose 'unparalleled abilities are complimented by the team he has built around him', which includes the experienced Mark Kingstone. He is acting for the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) on tax issues surrounding its administration. Lynne Walkington and Dominic Winter (both of whom are regarded as possessing 'great technical knowledge') assisted Old Mutual Group with its separation into four divisions. Winter and counsel Jenny Wheater advised SoftBank Group on tax issues arising from the formation of the SoftBank Vision Fund in a matter involving UK and Japanese tax constraints. Other highlights for the group included assisting Unilever with its defence of the unprecedented $143bn takeover bid by Kraft Heinz, in relation to which the team developed structural solutions. Also recommended are newly promoted partners James Morgan and Sarah Lindley; and Mavnick Nerwal, a funds and investments expert who 'shows great promise'.

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