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

Akin Gump LLP
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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

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.