Dominic Robertson > Slaughter and May > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Slaughter and May

Living Wage

Work Department

Tax Disputes
Global Investigations
Banking and Finance
Healthcare, Pharma and Life Sciences
Tech and Digital


Dominic advises a wide range of businesses on all areas of tax law. His practice includes:

  • structuring and other tax aspects of M&A, joint ventures and other corporate finance transactions
  • tax enquiries and disputes, including EU tax State aid investigations
  • standalone tax advisory work, including group reorganisations, CFCs, transfer pricing, and the tax treatment of IP

Dominic is co-head of the firm’s Tax Disputes practice.


Joined Slaughter and May in 2004. Partner since 2014.


St Aloysius’ College, Glasgow; Glasgow and Oxford Universities (LLB, BCL).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Leading individuals)

Dominic RobertsonSlaughter 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.

London > Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations

The tax disputes team at Slaughter and May are frequently involved in high-profile tribunal cases and advise on mandates such as transfer pricing, state aid and tax residence. The firm undertakes both transactional and contentious matters with the ability to provide cutting-edge advice on evidence gathering, privilege and dealing with witnesses. Richard Jeens  co-heads the practice with Dominic Robertson  who regularly handles EU tax state aid investigations. Steve Edge is an accomplished contentious tax practitioner while Ewan Brown  co-heads the global investigations group.