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Slaughter and May
ONE BUNHILL ROW
LONDON
EC1Y 8YY
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Tax.

Position

Mike is Head of our Tax practice. He has extensive experience advising domestic and international clients on a wide range of transactions, including public and private M&A, debt and equity capital markets transactions, group reorganisations and structured finance, as well as on contentious matters, such as diverted profits tax and transfer pricing disputes, unallowable purpose challenges and State aid investigations.

Career

Trained Slaughter and May; qualified 2002; partner in 2009. 

Mike contributes a regular monthly column to the Tax Journal and is a frequent speaker at various conferences on a wide range of tax issues.

Languages

French, German.

Memberships

Law Society.

Education

Oxford University (BA); Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (LPC).

Leisure

Triathlon, skiing.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Hall of Fame)

Mike LaneSlaughter 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.