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Slaughter and May

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Steve Edge

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Slaughter and May

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Partner specialising in corporate tax.


Articled Slaughter and May; qualified 1975; partner 1982.


Canon Slade GS, Bolton; Exeter University (LLB).

London: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Leading individuals

Steve Edge - Slaughter and May

Within: Corporate tax

Sara Luder heads the ‘consistently impressive’ team at Slaughter and May, which covers high-profile transactions, as well as standalone tax advisory work and transfer pricing. Highlights included acting for Royal Dutch Shell on the tax aspects of its proposed £47bn acquisition of BG Group. Other names to note include Steve Edge, who ‘impresses with his intellectual ability and practical approach’, Tony Beare, ‘whose advice is always considered, comprehensive and reliable’, Mike Lane, Gareth Miles and ‘clear communicatorWilliam Watson.

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London: Dispute resolution

Tax litigation and investigations

Within: Tax litigation and investigations

Slaughter and May’s ‘excellent’ multi-disciplinary tax disputes team includes leading litigator Sarah Lee; tax practice head Sara Luder, who advised Santander on two appeals against HMRC regarding structured finance transactions; Tony Beare, who was recently appointed part-time judge in the First Tier Tribunal; and the highly regarded Steve Edge, who has recently handled various contentious transfer pricing matters.

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