Russell Jacobs > Milbank > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Russell is an international corporate tax partner, with over 30 years’ experience in the structuring of cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private joint ventures and partnerships, debt and equity capital markets and structured finance, securitisation and other tax-efficient transactions. Working with the best foreign tax lawyers around the world, Russell enjoys leading and project managing such transactions, whichever countries they touch. 

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London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

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Russell Jacobs  – Milbank

Milbank is instructed on complex corporate transactions, including M&A, joint ventures, and securitisations. The group has niche expertise in aviation taxation, which draws key clients from the sector such as Carlyle Aviation Partners. Lead partner Russell Jacobs is experienced in the gamut of corporate tax matters. Andrew Callaghan and Alan Rafferty joined the firm as special counsel in 2021, with Callaghan coming from Vinson & Elkins RLLP and Rafferty from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. They join associate Cosmos Fung, who came from Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in 2020.