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Ian Carnochan is a partner in the tax team and leads the Corporate Tax practice at Burges Salmon.  He advises on all areas of corporate, real estate and commercial tax, with clients including corporate groups, financial institutions and investors, pension funds and public sector bodies.   He has considerable experience advising on mergers and acquisitions and investment transactions, as well as on real estate development transactions, financing arrangements and funds.  Ian is a member of the Law Society’s Corporation Tax Sub Committee and Stamp Taxes Working Group.  He is also a member of the Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group.


Ian joined Burges Salmon in 2012.  He was made partner in 2018. 

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South West > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

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The corporate tax team at Burges Salmon LLP, which fields practitioners who split their time between the firm’s Bristol and London offices, enjoys a strong reputation for its ability to provide advice across practice areas as well as on standalone tax matters. Financing arrangements, real estate transactions, and corporate restructurings form part of the group’s advisory portfolio under the leadership of Ian Carnochan, who is experienced with tax matters relating to private equity issues, real estate work, and financial institutions, among others. Hilary Barclay regularly handles work with an international dimension, while Jessica Chesterfield stands out for her knowledge of charity tax matters.

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

Burges Salmon LLP‘s tax team works closely with other departments within the firm to provide key support on major corporate and real estate transactions. Team lead Ian Carnochan covers all areas of corporate, real estate, and commercial tax, and is experienced in both domestic and international transactions. Hilary Barclay has expertise in corporate and financing transactions.