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Addleshaw Goddard

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Justine Delroy

Work 0113 209 7568
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Commercial tax team, corporate division.


Justine heads up Addleshaw Goddard's commercial tax team. On the business/corporate side, she advises on the tax elements of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and funds establishment, acting for corporates, individuals and public sector. She has a specialism in private equity transactions and is involved in most of the region's significant PE deals. Justine's other area of particular interest and expertise is advising on the tax aspects of property-based projects and transactions of various kinds, including structured acquisitions, joint ventures, investment funds and co-ownership arrangements in relation to complex developments, property financings and capital projects. Justine's key clients include Standard Life (for whom she is a client relationship partner), British Land, Bruntwood, Wolseley, National Grid and PE houses including LDC, Phoenix and Elysian. Justine also leads the firm's gender working group.


Trained Frere Cholmeley Bischoff and Forsters; qualified 1999; associate (corporate tax team) Forsters 1999-2001; associate (commercial tax team) Addleshaw Goddard 2001-07; managing associate 2007-08; partner 2008 to date.


Law Society.


Bolton School Girls’ Division (1991); Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford (1995 BA Hons Literae Humaniores 2(1)).


Fell walking and running, scuba diving, opera, socialising over a glass of wine, reading novels.

North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Leading individuals

Justine Delroy - Addleshaw Goddard

Within: Corporate tax

Addleshaw Goddard’s ‘personal, friendly and pragmatic’ team delivers ‘technically strong’ advice across the real estate, private equity and financial services sectors, and is noted for its expertise in in VAT, energy sector tax issues, tax treatment of equipment leasing, tax aspects of insolvency and administration, fund structuring and governance issues. The practice acted for Phoenix Private Equity on structuring the reorganisation of Key Retirement Group and redemption of loan notes, and providing tax advice on the £200m sale and secondary buyout of Key Retirement Group to Partner Group. The team also advised Mark and Lucy Millar on the  sale of comic book company Millarworld to Netflix, which involved cross-border issues, IP taxation and personal tax planning advice. Aviva Life and Pensions, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Legal & General Pensions and Norcros are also clients. Department head Justine Delroy has ‘great technical knowledge and always seeks to suggest solutions rather than merely highlight problems’. Michael Hunter, who operates across the Manchester and Leeds offices, is experienced in energy transactions and managing associate Catherine Concannon specialises in corporate tax and employment tax matters.

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