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McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

110 BISHOPSGATE, LONDON, EC2N 4AY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7577 6900
Fax:
Fax 020 7577 6950
DX:
42619 CHEAPSIDE
Web:
www.mwe.com/london

James Ross

Tel:
Work 020 7577 6353
Email:
McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Work Department

Tax.

Position

Partner in the London tax group, specialising in international taxation including cross-border restructurings, M&A, transfer pricing, inward investment into the UK and a wide range of direct and indirect tax issues.

Career

Trained Bird & Bird; qualified 2002; solicitor, tax department 2002-04; associate, tax department 2004-11; partner 2011. Publications of note: articles published in ‚ÄėInternational Tax Review‚Äô and ‚ÄėTax Notes International‚Äô.

Member

Law Society.

Education

St Paul’s School; Jesus College, Oxford University (1997 BA Modern History); College of Law, London (2000 CPE, LPC).

Leisure

Music, skiing.


London: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP¬†is noted for offering 'a high level of customer service' to US clients with operations in the UK. The UK Tax Principal is transfer pricing expert¬†Russell Hampshire, who assists a number of US-based multinationals with defending an Insland Revenue transfer pricing audit, and in particular, drafting responses to HMRC's analysis of matters in the context of base erosion and profit sharing (BEPS). 'Intuitive'¬†James Ross¬†advised Socotex on the¬†‚ā¨30m acquisition of ESG from 3i; a mandate that required efficient tax structuring with regard to the new hybrid mismatch and interest limitation rules. In 2017, the team lost Tom Scott to the judiciary and Matthew Herrington¬† to¬†KPMG United Kingdom.

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