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Slaughter and May

Work 020 7600 1200
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London, Hong Kong, Brussels, Beijing

Steve Edge

Work 020 7600 1200
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

Slaughter and Mayprovides comprehensive legal support in a commercial and interactive manner’. There is no shortage of standout individuals in the sizeable team, and a few names to note include practice head Sara Luder, Tony Beare, Mike Lane and Steve Edge. Standout work included advising GlaxoSmithKline on a $20bn three-part transaction with Novartis, led by newly made partner Dominic Robertson; and Punch Taverns on a £2.3bn capital restructuring.

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London: Dispute resolution

Tax litigation and investigations

Within: Tax litigation and investigations

At Slaughter and May, the highly regarded Sarah Lee is the lead dispute resolution partner on tax. She works alongside head of tax Sara Luder, Tony Beare, James Stacey and Steve Edge as part of a ‘constructive and commercially oriented’ multidisciplinary team. Luder, Stacey and Dominic Robertson represented Santander UK in two appeals against HMRC relating to structured finance transactions carried out between 2007 and 2009.

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