Mr Stuart Sinclair > Akin Gump LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump LLP
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Work Department

Partner; Tax


Stuart Sinclair is a partner in Akin Gump’s tax group. He advises on all aspects of corporate tax, focusing on representing clients in domestic and international restructurings and reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions, structured finance arrangements and financial instruments. He also advises on a broad range of investment fund matters, including the formation of funds and asset management businesses and the structuring of transactions entered into by funds.

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Various publications on tax related topics including most recently, ‘Distress in North Sea oil and gas assets: tax traps for the unwary’ which was published by the Tax Journal.


L.P.C., Nottingham Law School, England, 1998; LL.B., University of Nottingham, 1997 J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1996.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

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.