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Shoosmiths LLP

APEX PLAZA, FORBURY ROAD, READING, RG1 1SH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 868800
Fax:
Fax 03700 868801
DX:
117879 (APEX PLAZA)
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Daniel Kennedy

Tel:
Work 03700 86 8804
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Daniel is a partner in the firm's tax department and heads up the firm's real estate tax practice.

Daniel has acted for a broad range of real estate clients, including institutional investors, private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds, REITs, developers, occupiers, high net worth individuals, sharia compliant investors, charities and housing associations.  He has therefore received exposure to all areas of the UK commercial and residential real estate markets. He has particular expertise in advising on the acquisition and development of student accommodation and care homes, having acted on some of the largest transactions in these sectors in the last few years.  

Daniel also has considerable experience in providing transactional corporate tax advice, including in relation to M&A, reorganisations, demergers, MBOs and other corporate transactions. In addition, Daniel has regularly advised on personal and employment tax matters (e.g. management taxation, termination payments) and charity tax issues (e.g. VAT recovery and application of tax reliefs).

Career

Daniel trained at Nabarro and progressed to the role of Senior Associate. He subsequently moved to Trowers & Hamlins as a Senior Associate before joining the Real Estate Deals team at PwC LLP as a Senior Manager. He joined Shoosmiths LLP in 2016.


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

Shoosmiths LLP’s tax practice advises both investors and investee companies on enterprise investment scheme and venture capital trust-compliant investments. The department has in-depth experience in all types of corporate tax issues and share scheme arrangements and has a thriving and dedicated real estate tax practice. The client base includes large multi-national corporates, serial investors, commercial property investors, high-growth companies and owner-managed businesses. Tom Wilde  heads the practice. Daniel Kennedy is another name to note.

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