Kathy Hills > Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP > Oxford, England > Lawyer Profile

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
9400 GARSINGTON ROAD
OXFORD BUSINESS PARK
OXFORD
OX4 2HN
England

Work Department

Corporate tax

Position

Partner in the Oxford office who advises on the tax position for corporate acquisitions and disposals, reorganisations and restructurings, and corporate finance. This includes advising individuals on tax efficient investments, such as EIS and SEIS, and providing tax structuring advice for a planned exit including advising on the availability of Entrepreneurs’ Relief.

She also advises clients on VAT and SDLT implications of property transactions, including advising on the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).

She is experienced in advising on the taxation of remuneration and termination packages including IR35 issues, employee incentives, including both approved and unapproved share schemes, and advising on the tax issues surrounding issuing shares to employees and directors.

Career

Appointed partner in 2019.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Venture capital

Primarily centred out of its Oxford office, Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP has ‘deep experience in understanding the requirements of both investors and investees’, particularly in the context of tech and life sciences matters. ‘Exceptional’ team head James Went is regularly at the forefront of the highest-profile mandates handled by the team, including a significant amount of university spin-out work. Corporate tax expert Kathy Hills is also a key resource in relation to investments made through tax efficient schemes, including the government-backed EIS and SEIS initiatives.