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Akin Gump LLP
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Work Department

Counsel; Tax


Serena Lee is a counsel in Akin Gump’s tax group. She advises on all aspects of corporate tax, including domestic and international corporate and finance transactions, financial restructurings and corporate reorganizations. She also advises on a broad range of funds and investment structures, oil and gas tax issues and handles activist shareholder matters.

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Prior to joining Akin Gump, Serena was a legal adviser at HM Revenue & Customs, advising policy teams on the Finance Bill and corporation tax issues. This experience has given her insight into the priorities and drivers of the U.K. tax authority, as well as how policy and legislation is developed. She also practiced at a Magic Circle law firm in London and Beijing.


L.P.C., The College of Law, London, 2010; B.A., University of Oxford, 2009.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

(Rising stars)

Serena LeeAkin Gump LLP

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.