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Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Tax and reward


Partner and head of the tax and reward group. He advises on a broad range of tax and structuring matters but specialises in the formation of private funds and advising investment managers on their house and remuneration structures and on the structuring of their investment transactions.


Trained Macfarlanes; qualified 2002; partner 2009

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Leading individuals)

Damien CrossleyMacfarlanes LLP

Macfarlanes LLP‘s tax department is divided into teams handling investment management, M&A, real estate, remuneration and group tax. Particular specialisms for the firm include VAT, employment and mobility taxes, tax policy, operational tax, transfer pricing and share valuation. The group has a niche in advisory work for listed companes and financial services groups, particularly in relation to cross-border matters. Department head Damien Crossley focuses on alternative investment fund taxation, Ashley Greenbank is experienced in the corporate tax aspects of UK and cross-border corporate finance and M&A transactions and group tax planning. Ceinwen Rees, who joined from Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in May 2018, is an expert in funds taxation.