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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

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Alan Sinyor

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Work 020 3400 1000
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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner HRO

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VAT and indirect tax.

Position

Partner who is one of the UK’s leading VAT practitioners and head of VAT advising on VAT aspects of many of the firm’s complex transactions. He also has a considerable contentious practice and has acted on a number of ground-breaking cases in the area, including the lead case on the VAT treatment of e-books; and the lead case on VAT on phone calls that fall outside of the European Union.


London: Corporate and commercial

VAT and indirect tax

Within: Leading individuals

Alan Sinyor - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Within: VAT and indirect tax

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP stands out for its significant expertise in real estate VAT, although it also advises clients in a range of sectors, including financial services, retail, not-for-profit and consumer goods. The key contacts in the team are global head of tax, Elizabeth Bradley, who leads on multi-jurisdictional transactions, and 'VAT genius' Alan Sinyor, whose 'creativity and intelligence' are noted. Sinyor is advising a major transport infrastructure company on major historic landfill tax issue; in a separate matter, he is advising multiple developers on the VAT and SDLT aspects of their investments. Kate Ison is recommended for contentious tax issues and is currently handling a number of VAT-related cases before the First-Tier Tribunal.

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London: Dispute resolution

Tax litigation and investigations

Within: Leading individuals

Alan Sinyor - Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Within: Tax litigation and investigations

The 'strong' team at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP  handles the spectrum of contentious tax issues, with a standout offering in relation to indirect tax matters. On the advisory front, the group is instructed on risk assessments in relation to the Criminal Finances Act 2017. In addition to leveraging the firm's real estate sector specialism, the team also has experience in customs and excise disputes, handling investigations and risk-advisory work. Promoted to partner in April 2018, 'hugely impressive' Kate Ison represented Hannover Leasing in its appeal to the First-tier Tribunal against HMRC's decision to apply stamp duty to a transaction that didn't happen. 'Outstanding in the field of VAT', Alan Sinyor is noted for his ability to 'impose order on complex disputes'. Global tax head Elizabeth Bradley is another key figure.

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