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Clifford Chance LLP

10 UPPER BANK STREET, LONDON, E14 5JJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7006 1000
Fax:
Fax 020 7006 5555
DX:
149120 CANARY WHARF-3
Email:
Web:
www.cliffordchance.com

David Harkness

Tel:
Work +442070068949
Email:
Clifford Chance LLP

Work Department

Tax, Pensions & Employment

Position

Partner

Education

Sheffield University (LLB Law) 1986


London: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Leading individuals

David Harkness - Clifford Chance LLP

Within: Corporate tax

Clifford Chance LLP is well-placed to advise multinationals on Brexit-related restructurings, US tax reform and mitigation and compliance with the Criminal Finances Act 2017. The group also stands out for transactional matters, including project financings and M&A. Department head Chris Davies specialises in taxation for corporate and financing transactions, with a focus on structured finance and international tax. The group also includes veteran tax lawyer David Harkness whose practice includes restructurings and international tax planning. Harkness advised HSBC and ICBC as lenders on the tax aspects of the restructuring, short-term financing and administration of House of Fraser.

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London: Dispute resolution

Tax litigation and investigations

Within: Leading individuals

David Harkness - Clifford Chance LLP

Within: Tax litigation and investigations

The 'exceptionally bright and responsive' team at Clifford Chance LLP is able to handle domestic, international and cross-border tax investigations and litigation for a range of corporates, financial institutions and investment funds, with particular expertise in indirect tax and VAT disputes. The group is jointly led by veteran contentious tax lawyer David Harkness, Dan Neidle (whose clients include major financial institutions) and real estate tax specialist David Saleh.

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