Simon Letherman > Shearman & Sterling LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Shearman & Sterling LLP
9 APPOLD STREET
LONDON
EC2A 2AP
England

Work Department

International tax.

Position

Partner and head of Shearman & Sterling’s London Tax group. Simon specialises in UK and international corporate taxation, advising on direct and indirect tax aspects of a wide range of transactions, including: mergers and acquisitions; domestic and international banking; corporate reorganisations; private equity; investment funds; structured finance; derivatives; capital markets; outsourcing; and real estate transactions.

Career

Trained at Slaughter and May 2000-02; tax associate at Slaughter & May 2002-09; joined Shearman & Sterling as counsel 2010.

Education

Manchester Grammar School; St Catherine’s College, Oxford University (BA); Manchester University (MSc; PhD).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

At Shearman & Sterling LLP, the team handles the full spectrum of traditional corporate tax matters for a variety of domestic and international, public and private sector clients. It also often works closely with the firm’s international private capital industry group to advise on complex structures. Simon Letherman leads the team and is a real tax generalist.