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Hogan Lovells International LLP
ATLANTIC HOUSE
HOLBORN VIADUCT
LONDON
EC1A 2FG
England

Work Department

Tax (London (Firms))

Position

Partner

Career

With a passion for problem solving, Karen Hughes combines both knowledge and energy in tackling complex tax issues for her clients. Seen by her clients as the “go-to” person for corporate tax advice in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), business restructurings, and international tax planning, she enjoys a challenge and rises to it. In an area renowned for its constant change, she cuts through all that the complexity. She understands how precious time is in the modern world. Nobody wants to wade through dense tax advice – it is about getting to the solution. The result is clients who value her clear and incisive approach “non-techie” talk.

She has gained a well-earned reputation as a leader in her field and she has previously won awards from International Tax for “European M&A Tax Deal of the Year” and “European Joint Venture Tax Deal of the Year”.

Languages

English

Education

LL.B., University of Manchester;
M.Phil., University of Manchester;

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Hall of Fame)

Karen HughesHogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP offers multi-jurisdictional support for corporations working globally, including full service transfer pricing capability. The department operates across all industry sectors, including real estate, pharmaceutical, infrastructure, and financial institutions. Elliot Weston leads the practice, and advises clients on tax elements of real estate transactions, and tax dispute resolution matters. Karen Hughes is global co-head of tax, with a practice which includes business restructurings, M&A and international tax planning. Fiona Bantock advises on employee incentives. Senior Associate Christopher Hyde is also noted.