David Wilson > Cooley (UK) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
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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.
Before joining Cooley, David practised at Linklaters for 12 years and at Davis Polk for 6 years.
- International Fiscal Association
- Oxford Institute of Legal Practice
Legal Practice Course, 1999
- Jesus College, Oxford / Université de Paris II
Law with Law Studies in Europe, 1998
The ‘very approachable and practical‘ team at Cooley (UK) LLP has a wealth of knowledge of the life sciences and technology sectors, where it can draw on the firm’s overarching expertise in private equity and capital markets transactions. The group is led by Natasha Kaye, who focuses on tax issues arising from private equity transactions. David Wilson is also recommended.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market
- Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets - mid-high cap
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms
- Insurance > Product liability: defendant
- Dispute resolution > Public international law
- Industry focus > TMT
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: white-collar crime (advice to individuals)
- Insurance > Insurance and reinsurance litigation
- Industry focus > Life sciences and healthcare
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: lower mid-market deals, £50m-£500m
- Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions - mid-market deals (up to £250m)
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium
- Employment > Employee share schemes
- Insurance > Insurance: corporate and regulatory
- Corporate and commercial > Venture capital
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Dispute resolution > International arbitration
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax
- Corporate and commercial > EU and competition