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Baker McKenzie

100 NEW BRIDGE STREET, LONDON, EC4V 6JA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7919 1000
Fax:
Fax 020 7919 1999
DX:
233 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.bakermckenzie.com

Alex Chadwick

Tel:
Work 020 7919 1910
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Baker McKenzie LLP

Work Department

Corporate tax.

Position

Alex Chadwick is a tax lawyer and the managing partner of Baker McKenzie's London office. Alex practises tax law and focuses in particular on international tax planning. He specialises in advising on the tax aspects of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. He is part of the steering group coordinating Baker McKenzie's global response to the OECD's Base Erosion Profit Shifting (BEPS) initiative on multinational corporate taxation. He is also an experienced global key client manager and is the firm's global relationship partner for several of our key tax clients. He is ranked as a leading tax lawyer in Chambers UK.

Career

Trained Baker McKenzie; qualified 1992; partner 1999 to date.

Languages

English; French

Member

Associate member Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Education

Oxford University (B.A.) (1988); College of Law at Lancaster Gate (S.F.E.) (1990)


London: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

Baker McKenzie's sizeable tax practice is a core pillar of the firm's presence in London, offering transactional, tax advisory and planning support to the range of major corporates and other investors in the UK, with particular expertise in the technology and financial services spaces. James Smith is head of the transaction tax group and took the lead in advising Emerson Electric on its $3.2bn acquisition of Pentair's global valves and controls business, and separately in relation to a series of major complex carve-out transactions. Smith also led the team acting for Post Holdings on its £1.4bn acquisition of Weetabix from Baring Private Equity Asia and Shanghai-based Bright Foods. James Wilson managed a multi-jurisdictional team that provided post-acquisition tax advice to Tapestry following its $2.4bn acquisition of Kate Spade. Managing partner of the London office Alex Chadwick focuses on international tax planning and specialises in matters pertaining to corporate finance, M&A, joint ventures and corporate restructuring. Richard Fletcher heads the UK transfer pricing group, which includes seasoned professional Jukka Karjalainen. Kate Alexander is recommended for her expertise in financing taxation law; Patrick O’Gara specialises in UK and international tax planning.

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