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Shoosmiths LLP

2 COLMORE SQUARE, 38 COLMORE CIRCUS QUEENSWAY, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 864000
Fax:
Fax 08700 864001
DX:
701863 BIRMINGHAM-6
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Kate Featherstone

Tel:
Work 03700 864224
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Partner, Corporate tax.

Position

Kate advises on the tax aspects of all corporate, real estate and finance transactions, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments.

Career

Kated joined Shoosmiths as a partner on 4 August 2014 and is based in their Birmingham office having been a senior associate at Pinsent Masons for four years. Kate had previously practised at Addleshaw Goddard for six years having trained at Morgan Cole.

Education

University of Northampton (Law 2(1)); Bristol University (LPC (distinction)).


West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

Shoosmiths LLP’s Kate Featherstone advised Holmes Place on the British tax aspects of the sale of Virgin Active health clubs in Iberia, which necessitated re-domiciling the target companies to Spain and Portugal. More locally, she also advised the sellers of the Hotel La Tour in Birmingham in a transaction which had complex VAT issues, and also advised the founders of SecurEnvoy on the company’s sale and reverse takeover onto AIM. Private equity clients include Inflexion, which she advised on the tax elements concerning its management buyout of Xtrac, which makes high-performance gearboxes such as those used by IndyCar.

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