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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Giles Salmond

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Giles is a partner in our tax group and head of Indirect Taxes and Tax Dispute Resolution.

Giles advises on all aspects of VAT, customs duties and other indirect taxes and has particular expertise in litigation having acted for clients before the tax tribunals, Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the EU.

Giles is a CEDR trained mediator and has considerable experience in the mediation of tax disputes.

Giles regularly advises on the EU law aspects of VAT and indirect taxes and has acted for multinationals and private companies across a wide range of sectors, including financial services, TMT, hospitality and leisure as well as the government sector.


Eversheds win Taxation’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Legal Firm

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Translating the law in key countries - A global guide to tax tribunals

Giles has recently contributed to our new guide to tax litigation which enables you to understand the different ways tax disputes can be resolved around the world.

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London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs

Within: EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs

At Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, the international trade team is adept at handling a wide range of cross-border matters, such as trade control requirements, export classification and licensing audits, sanctions compliance analysis and investigations. The group has experience in dealing with WTO-specific issues, including providing advice on trading within the organisation’s framework, as well as on quotas and trade barriers, pricing mechanisms, reviews of contractual obligations in light of Brexit, and regulatory compliance risk assessments. While the department has already carved out a significant reputation in these areas, it is further expanding its presence in the aerospace and defence, engineering, chemicals, technology, utilities, transportation and energy sectors. ‘Truly excellent’ practice head James Lindop has particular expertise in diversified industrials and technology. Giles Salmond’s practice focuses on customs duties with a particular emphasis on litigation.

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VAT and indirect tax

Within: Leading individuals

Giles Salmond - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: VAT and indirect tax

Key areas of expertise for the team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP are investment fund taxation, international tax, real estate tax, finance tax and tax risk insurance. The group is led by Ben Jones, who has a strong tax insurance practice alongside VAT and indirect tax work. The group also includes real estate tax specialist Paul Beausang, who joined from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP in May 2018, and principal associate Deepesh Upadhyay, who is an expert in finance-related tax. Giles Salmond is another key name, with indirect tax disputes experience. Cathryn Vanderspar retired.

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London: Dispute resolution

Tax litigation and investigations

Within: Tax litigation and investigations

Key areas of expertise for the contentious tax team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP include VAT disputes, customs duty disputes, international tax, Stamp Duty Reserve Tax matters and tax investigations by both UK and international tax authorities. Department head and solicitor-advocate Giles Salmond stands out for his experience of contentious VAT cases and has appeared before courts at every level. Associate Kunal Nathwani is a specialist in international tax disputes.

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