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Nigel Dolman

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Corporate tax.


Nigel Dolman works in Baker & McKenzie UK's transfer pricing team in London and leads the valuations practice. Nigel advises clients from a range of different industries on global transfer pricing matters, focusing on the design and defence of transfer pricing policies. He has focused on intellectual property transactions and their pricing across a range of industries including most notably fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), technology and oil. Nigel has also helped clients to implement a number of business restructuring arrangements with tax effective transfer pricing designs. Advised on a cost share arrangement between the US, UK, Japan and European territories in relation to software development costs and the associated IP; finalised the development of a business effective and efficient transfer pricing design for a global FMCG business; concluded a five-year engagement for a major oil company, across 10 complex business divisions in over 80 countries to develop a business-aligned and robust transfer pricing design, focusing on intellectual property and their valuations; assisted a global multinational to support transfer pricing arrangements for intellectual property and product transactions as part of an APA with the Australian Tax Authority.


He joined the firm in 2009, having previously worked in Ernst & Young’s transfer pricing team for nearly ten years where he led the team’s intellectual property practice. He has authored numerous publications and articles, focusing primarily on the transfer pricing of intangible assets and intercompany financing.


Nottingham University (BS Economics) (2000); London School of Economics (LSE) (Masters Economics) (2003).

London: Dispute resolution

Tax litigation and investigations

Within: Leading individuals

Nigel Dolman - Baker McKenzie

Within: Tax litigation and investigations

Baker McKenzie's multi-disciplinary team is noted for its depth of expertise, with specialist expertise covering the contentious aspects of corporate and indirect tax and transfer pricing. Drawing on the firm's global presence, it is particularly well placed to handle cross-border matters and disputes with multiple tax authorities, showcased by its involvement in major transfer pricing litigation involving Europe and the US, led on by Richard Fletcher and Kate Alexander. The group is jointly-led by Nigel Dolman and David Jamieson (who was made a partner in July 2018). Mark Delaney is singled out for work on global indirect tax projects and ability to coordinate with regulatory authorities. In a recent highlight, newly minted partner Jessica Eden acted for UK Power networks in a successful case before the First-Tier Tax Tribunal, defending claims for consortium relief made by a number of subsidiaries in the UKPN group.

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