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Slaughter and May

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Tax Disputes
Global Investigations
Infrastructure and Energy
Private Equity


Partner. Gareth’s practice covers all direct taxes, stamp duties and value added tax with a strong focus on corporation tax. He has extensive experience of corporate transactions, including, in particular, public and private M&A (domestic and cross-border) and group reconstructions.

He also has significant expertise on private equity transactions, for example advising Blackstone on a £100m strategic minority equity investment in HH Global, on the acquisition by HH Global of Adare International Holdings Limited and an investment in Ki, the first fully digital and algorithmically-driven Lloyd’s syndicate.


Trained at Slaughter and May; qualified  in1999; partner since 2007.


Tax Committee of the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association


George Abbot Secondary School, Guildford; University of Sheffield (1995 Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Leading individuals)

Gareth Miles  – Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May fields a team with a ‘high level of knowledge and experience‘, active on the full spectrum of tax matters, including transactions, restructurings and IPOs. The department is led by Mike Lane, who advises both domestic and international clients on a wide range of tax issues, including M&A, structured finance, and contentious matters. Gareth Miles has significant experience in private equity, and works on both domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. Dominic Robertson advises businesses on all areas of tax law, with a special focus on tech and life sciences, while recently promoted partner Charles Osborne has experience in group reorganisations and contentious matters. William Watson has a particular interest in the real estate and energy sectors, with additional experience in contentious tax. Associate Sarah Osprey is also noted.