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.

To read more, visit: https://www.shearman.com/people/l/letherman-simon.

Education

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

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

Simon Letherman, who is the key tax partner at Shearman & Sterling LLP, works closely with the firm’s other departments to assist clients with the tax aspects of corporate transactions, finance, capital markets transactions, financial products and insolvency restructurings.