Mr Matthew Durward-Thomas > Akin Gump LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump LLP
E1 6EG

Work Department

Counsel; Tax


Matthew Durward-Thomas represents investment funds as well as private and multinational public companies on a broad range of corporate tax matters, including domestic and international corporate and finance transactions and investment fund structuring. He has a particular focus on UK and EU financial restructurings. These matters often involve the resolution of novel and complex tax issues. Matthew helps to develop and apply tax-efficient structures while achieving desired commercial outcomes for clients.

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L.P.C., The College of Law, London, 2012; LL.B., University of Warwick (2011)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

Akin Gump LLP‘s tax practice focuses on the financial services sector, and primarily advises on restructurings and cross-border transactions. Stephen Brown was appointed department head in 2022, after joining from Latham & Watkins in 2021. Serena Lee, who made partner in 2022, advises on all aspects of corporate tax. Counsel Matthew Durward-Thomas is also noted for his work on both domestic and international tax matters.