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Giles is a partner in our tax group and head of Indirect Taxes and Tax Dispute Resolution.

Giles advises on all aspects of VAT, customs duties and other indirect taxes and has particular expertise in litigation having acted for clients before the tax tribunals, Supreme Court and the Court of Justice of the EU.

Giles is a CEDR trained mediator and has considerable experience in the mediation of tax disputes.

Giles regularly advises on the EU law aspects of VAT and indirect taxes and has acted for multinationals and private companies across a wide range of sectors, including financial services, TMT, hospitality and leisure as well as the government sector.


Eversheds win Taxation’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in a Legal Firm

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Translating the law in key countries - A global guide to tax tribunals

Giles has recently contributed to our new guide to tax litigation which enables you to understand the different ways tax disputes can be resolved around the world.

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Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs

Working closely with the firm’s US and Hong Kong offices, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP routinely advises on import and export controls, regulatory compliance, and sanctions regimes for a stellar mix of multinationals. James Lindop‘s ‘exceptional expertise’ in international trade ensures that he is called upon to represent clients before the various competent authorities, including HMRC and the European Commission. Indirect tax specialist Giles Salmond is noted for his experience in customs duty mediation and cross-border goods transfers, working with a diverse clientele that ranges from energy providers to food and drink manufacturers. Principal associate Monika Zejden-Erdmann is recommended for her capabilities in export control and sanctions law.

London > Corporate and commercial > VAT and indirect tax

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Giles SalmondEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP advises a range of clients, including those in sectors such as financial services, tech and real estate, on VAT and indirect tax. The team particularly focuses on technical and strategic advice, also working across the the hospitality, pharmaceutical, retail and automotive industries. The team is lead by Giles Salmond, whose work includes tax disputes, contentious VAT work and advising on pension funds. He is supported by corporate head Ben Jones and real estate head Paul Beausang.

London > Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP provides practical contentious tax advice on issues such as VAT, customs duties, loan relationships, SDRT and tax investigations. In addition the team has expertise in acting for clients in judicial reviews and advising on precedent-setting cases of tax discrimination. David Jervis co-heads the team with Giles Salmond  who specialises in indirect tax with a focus on contentious VAT. Edward Griffiths  advises clients on disputes with HMRC from pre-action through to trial.