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

Birketts LLP
KINGFISHER HOUSE
1 GILDERS WAY
NORWICH
NR3 1UB
England

Work Department

Corporate Tax

Position

Partner – Head of Corporate Tax

Career

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 corporate tax practice at Birketts LLP has ‘in-depth knowledge wrapped in a blanket of commerciality‘. The firm advises regional and, in some cases, national business on the tax aspects of corporate transactions and strategic land development, as well as handling employee incentive arrangements and employee ownership trusts. Partner Karl Pocock in Norwich and legal director Lisa Hayward in Ipswich lead the practice, which also assists farming businesses with the tax-efficient structuring of their agricultural assets. Senior associate John Kahn in Norwich has extensive experience in M&A transactions, employment tax matters and the underwriting of transactional risk insurance.