Gareth Miles > Slaughter and May > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Slaughter and May

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Work Department

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 provides a ‘fantastic service‘ and showcases ‘first-class technical capabilities‘ across the full breadth of international tax and tax issues relating to transactions. Mike Lane is the head of the tax practice and displays an ‘impressive‘ level of expertise in the financial services industry, particularly in the capital markets space. Gareth Miles has a strong focus on M&A work and Dominic Robertson has a broad tax practice that covers transactional, advisory and disputes advice. Steve Edge is a well-recognised name in the corporate tax space, while William Watson is also noted and has a strong background in real estate and oil and gas work, as well as a growing pensions tax practice. At the junior end of the team, associates Charles Osborne and Sarah Osprey are key names to note.