Andrew Noble > Browne Jacobson LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Browne Jacobson LLP
VICTORIA SQUARE HOUSE
VICTORIA SQUARE
BIRMINGHAM
B2 4BU
England

Work Department

Tax.

Position

Andrew is a partner, head of the tax team, and is dual qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser and solicitor. 

He has previously been ranked as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 and is currently ranked in Band 1 for individual tax lawyers in Chambers UK (pan-Midlands section).

He advised on a range of corporate and public sector transactions this year, including the sale of specialist autism care provider, The Hesley Group and retail and leisure centre property acquisitions for Shropshire Council and London Borough of Croydon.

He also provides non-transactional ‘consultancy’ advice to clients.

Aside from these client matters, Andrew is the tax contributing author for the Trade Mark Handbook (published by Sweet & Maxwell), and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) for Owner Managed Business Tax and  Property Tax technical sub-committees. As part of this he has contributed to CIOT responses to HMRC consultations on new tax legislation, including in relation to recent EIS changes. He also speaks on tax matters, including this year to a Midlands local government grouping.

Career

Trained Wragge & Co; qualified 1998; moved to Browne Jacobson LLP 2006, partner 2007.

Languages

French (fluent), Irish (basic), Arabic (learning).

Memberships

Chartered Institute of Taxation (associate), Law Society.

Education

Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne; Queens’ College, Cambridge (1987 classics and politics); College of Law, London (1995 CPE; 1996 LPC).

Leisure

Playing music; looking after children; church.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

Browne Jacobson LLP‘s local tax offering is led by Andrew Noble, who is dual-qualified as a solicitor and chartered tax adviser. The team handles tax aspects of M&A and real estate transactions – including cross-border deals – for a range of private and public sector clients.