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Ms Sophie Donnithorne-Tait
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.
To learn more about Ms. Donnithorne-Tait, please visit her full profile: https://www.akingump.com/en/lawyers-advisors/sophie-donnithorne-tait.html
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.
London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax
Akin Gump LLP‘s main focuses are restructurings and investment fund taxation, drawing on the firm’s wider expertise in financial services. Department head Stuart Sinclair handles a variety of structuring and transactional work. Sophie Donnithorne-Tait is noted for experience in major restructurings and reorganisations, and also leads on pro bono support provided to the National Revenue Authority of Sierra Leone, alongside counsel Serena Lee, who is experienced in investment funds and restructurings.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Investment fund formation and management > Hedge funds
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Oil and gas
- Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- Finance > Debt capital markets
- Finance > Emerging markets
- Corporate and commercial > EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs
- Corporate and commercial > Financial services: contentious
- Projects, energy and natural resources > Power (including electricity, nuclear and renewables)
- Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions – mid-tier – up to £250m
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation
- Real estate > Construction: contentious
- Corporate and commercial > EU and competition
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Dispute resolution > International arbitration
- Investment fund formation and management > Private funds
- Finance > Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax
- Corporate and commercial > Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+