Ms Sophie Donnithorne-Tait > Akin Gump LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump LLP
E1 6EG

Work Department

Partner; Tax


Sophie Donnithorne-Tait is a partner in Akin Gump’s tax group. She advises on all aspects of UK corporate tax and has particular experience in the tax implications of UK and EU restructurings and reorganisations and the UK tax aspects of structuring offshore and onshore investment funds. Sophie works closely with her counterparts in the firm’s US offices, and she frequently provides advice to US funds on the tax-efficient structuring of their investments into Europe.

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Member, City of London Law Society Revenue Law Commission.


M.A., University of Cambridge, 2007; L.P.C., BPP Law School, England, 2006; B.A., University of Cambridge, 2005.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Next Generation Partners)

Sophie Donnithorne-TaitAkin Gump LLP

Core elements of the practice at Akin Gump LLP are restructurings, investment funds, and standalone tax advisory work. Sophie Donnithorne-Tait is a tax restructuring expert, noted as ‘great at quickly identifying key deal issues and developing practical and commercial solutions‘. The team is led by Stuart Sinclair, who has a solid financial institutional client-base, and includes counsel Serena Lee, who has a developing practice involving funds and debt restructuring work.