David Wilson > Cooley (UK) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Cooley (UK) LLP
DASHWOOD
69 OLD BROAD STREET
LONDON
EC2M 1QS
England

Living Wage

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Work Department

Tax
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Capital Markets
Insurance & Reinsurance

Position

David Wilson is a partner in Cooley’s London office and advises on a broad spectrum of UK and cross-border tax matters, including public and private mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs and reorganisations. 

David has extensive experience with corporate finance transactions, including issuances of debt, equity and hybrid instruments into US, UK and other capital markets.  He has a particular interest in tax aspects of insurance and in the insurance of tax risk, and is closely following international developments in the taxation of the digital economy.

Career

Before joining Cooley, David practised at Linklaters for 12 years and at Davis Polk for 6 years.

Memberships

  • International Fiscal Association

Education

  • Oxford Institute of Legal Practice
    Legal Practice Course, 1999
  • Jesus College, Oxford / Université de Paris II
    Law with Law Studies in Europe, 1998

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

Cooley (UK) LLP‘s team has a transactional focus, supporting the firm’s private equity and capital markets teams on taxation matters relating to firm-wide  key sector specialisms  in life sciences and technology. Natasha Kaye leads the practice, with expertise in private equity transactions; acting for both institutions and management teams. David Wilson, who joined the firm from Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in May 2018,  has extensive experience in finance transactions, often with cross-border aspects.