Benjamin Eaton > Greenberg Traurig, LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
THE SHARD, LEVEL 8
32 LONDON BRIDGE STREET
LONDON
SE1 9SG
England

Work Department

Tax

Position

Shareholder

Career

Ben Eaton focuses his practice on the tax aspects of real estate transactions and investment funds. He has deep experience advising on the tax aspects of real estate investment, financing, development, and leasing, as well as the structuring of funds and joint ventures investing in real estate and real estate debt, and transactions involving real estate operating businesses. While he works primarily in the real estate sector, Ben also has experience of advising on the tax aspects of private equity transactions and funds investing in other asset classes. The Legal 500 UK has recognized Ben for his “boundless tenacity at all projects he undertakes” and for being “excellent at driving projects forward and achieving the best possible result.”

Much of Ben’s work involves advising on international tax issues associated with cross-border investment and The Legal 500 UK has recognized Ben for his “outstanding knowledge of foreign tax systems and [ability] to use that knowledge to provide multijurisdictional structuring advice.”

Capabilities
Tax

Admission to Practice
England and Wales

Languages

English

Education

  • LL.M., University of Cambridge, Selwyn College, 1993
  • Law Society Finals, The College of Law – Chester, 1992
  • M.A., University of Cambridge, Selwyn College, 1991

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

Greenberg Traurig, LLP specialises in tax elements of corporate transactions, investment funds and real estate. The department is led by Graham Iversen, who has more than 30 years’ experience in the practice area, and advises on M&A transactions. Charles Case focuses on investment funds and complex joint ventures. Ben Eaton advises on tax aspects of real estate transactions and investments, while ‘tax guru’ Clive Jones covers structuring and tax elements of domestic and international transactions.