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Slaughter and May
ONE BUNHILL ROW
LONDON
EC1Y 8YY
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Tax

Position

Partner with practice covering all UK taxes relevant to corporate activity. Alongside mainstream corporate tax work and tax litigation, William has a special interest in the taxation of real estate and of the oil and gas sector; he acts for several UK REITs amongst other property clients, and advised HM Treasury on the introduction of the ‘decommissioning relief deeds’ for operators in the North sea.

Career

Trained Slaughter and May; qualified 1996; partner 2004. Publications: Contributing editor for ‘The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Tax’ and ‘Global Legal Insights – Corporate Tax’, both published annually by the Global Legal Group.

Education

St Paul’s School; Merton College, Oxford (MA Classics).

Leisure

Chess (professional player 1984-92), theatre, skiing.