Karl Pocock > Birketts LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Birketts LLP

Work Department

Corporate Tax


Partner – Head of Corporate Tax


Karl is a Partner and Head of Corporate Tax. He advises a wide range of clients including companies, entrepreneurs and not for profit organisations. Karl regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reconstructions and demergers as well as employment taxation. He has a particular specialism advising on the taxation of property transactions, in particular in relation to SDLT and VAT. Karl is a member of the firm’s Charity and Social Enterprise Team as well as the Strategic Land Team.

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Leading individuals)

Karl PocockBirketts LLP

The specialist corporate tax practice at Birketts LLP is ‘of excellent quality, backed by professional leadership at partner level, an unique capacity and distinguished reputation in providing top-class legal services at extremely competitive costs to clients‘. Head of corporate tax Karl Pocock and associate Ben Clarke in Norwich are highly recommended, as is Ipswich-based head of employee incentives Lisa Hayward, with clients noting that ‘the team quickly understood the challenge we had and provided a workable solution in a timely manner‘. Pocock recently advised the owners of Potters Resort on the tax aspects of the sale and purchase documentation as part of the company’s expansion to a new location.