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Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Tax and Reward


Ceinwen combines her extensive market knowledge with legal and tax technical expertise to advise on a broad range of tax and structuring matters with a particular focus on advising investment fund managers on their fund, house, carry and co-investment structuring.

Ceinwen also represents investment management and corporate clients in connection with acquisitions, disposals and restructuring of investments.

Ceinwen spends a significant portion of her time advising clients on how best to deliver remuneration and incentive packages to their executives in a commercially aligned and efficient way. She also represents management teams on the tax implications arising in a buy-out situation.

Ceinwen is recognised in Chambers as someone who “is responsive, commercial and practically-minded” and “very strong on client delivery”.

In addition to her legal qualification, Ceinwen holds a GDip in finance from the London School of Economics (2008).


Partner 2018

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Ceinwen ReesMacfarlanes LLP

Macfarlanes LLP‘s ‘superbly knowledgeable, technical, solution oriented’ team has expertise in M&A, fund formation, and all areas of tax structuring. The department is active on both domestic and international matters, advising global clients on high value matters. Team lead Damien Crossley specialises in private equity and investment management, and is a published thought leader in tax law. Ashley Greenbank is well known in the field, with an aptitude for cross-border transactions and group tax planning, while Mark Baldwin focuses on collective investment vehicles, particularly international private equity and real estate funds. Ceinwen Rees’ practice is centred on tax structuring, and James McCredie specialises in advising fund managers across all relevant tax issues. Jeremy Moncrieff has significant experience in complex M&A. Other key names include Gregory Price and Alicia Thomas. Sophie Donnithorpe-Tait joined in mid-2022 from Akin Gump LLP, where she was department head.