Corporate tax in North

Ward Hadaway LLP

Ward Hadaway LLP‘s tax practice works closely with the firm’s other teams in Leeds and Manchester and with other departments, including the firm’s private client and corporate practices, to offer a collaborative approach to the full range of corporate tax work. The group of dedicated lawyers is particularly active in advising entrepreneurial and hi-tech companies on structuring, investment and exit planning issues, and also assists clients with employee share incentive arrangements. Paul Christian heads up the team.

Practice head(s):

Paul Christian

Key clients

Inn Collection Group

Bannatyne Group Plc

Northumberland Estates


Total Capital Partners LLP

eQS Group

Work highlights

    Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

    The practice at Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP handles a broad spectrum of corporate tax mandates and plays a key role in supporting the firm’s wider corporate and real estate groups when handling transactional work. Key areas of expertise encompass assisting with tax efficient structures relating to corporate and property transactions, advising on tax risks, and handling tax issues arising from banking, restructuring and employment issues. Jeremy Smith is the primary contact; he is particularly active in transactional tax work.

    Practice head(s):

    Jeremy Smith

    Key clients


    REG Power Management



    Commercial Estates Group

    Resource Group

    Work highlights

    • Advising the sellers on the tax aspects of the sale of entire issued share capital of Ashworth and Parker Limited (END.) to Lobster Bidco Limited with a proportion of proceeds reinvested by the founders.
    • Advising on the tax aspects of Nestware’s acquisition of Carpet & Flooring (Trading) Limited, one of the UK’s largest distributors of floor covering products and accessories.
    • Advising the shareholders of G-Rack Holdings Limited on the tax aspects of a pre-sale reorganisation.