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Birketts LLP

KINGFISHER HOUSE, 1 GILDERS WAY, NORWICH, NR3 1UB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01603 232300
Fax:
Fax 01603 230533
DX:
5230 NORWICH
Email:
Web:
www.birkets.co.uk

Karl Pocock

Tel:
Work 01603 756544
Email:
Web:
www.birketts.co.uk
Birketts LLP

Work Department

Corporate Tax

Position

Partner - Head of Corporate Tax

Career

Karl is a Partner and Head of Corporate Tax. He advises a wide range of clients including companies, entrepreneurs and not for profit organisations. Karl regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reconstructions and demergers as well as employment taxation. He has a particular specialism advising on the taxation of property transactions, in particular in relation to SDLT and VAT. Karl is a member of the firm's Charity and Social Enterprise Team as well as the Strategic Land Team.


East Anglia: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

Birketts LLP provides ‘good response times and quality advice without London prices'. It handles structuring and transactional tax advice for companies and individuals, tax-efficient structures for strategic land development, contentious matters, tax issues arising from employee incentive schemes, the structuring of agricultural businesses and matters arising from investments in Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes (SEIS) and Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS). Corporate tax specialist and senior associate Karl Pocock leads the practice. He advised shareholders of marine geophysical survey, offshore geotechnical services and environmental survey group Gardline Holdings Limited on tax elements of its £30m sale. Senior associate and head of employee incentives Lisa Hayward is highly recommended. She acted for shareholders of Cornwall Insight Limited on tax matters relating to performance-based incentives. Senior associate John Kahn, who joined from underwriters Marketform, is also recommended.

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