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ONE SNOWHILL, SNOW HILL QUEENSWAY, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6GA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work +44 (0)333 320 2220
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Fax +44 (0)333 320 4440
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13051 BIRMINGHAM-1
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www.dwf.law

Jon Stevens

Tel:
Work +44 (0)121 647 2491
Email:
DWF

Work Department

I am a Partner and specialist tax lawyer with experience of advising on all aspects of tax planning related to corporate and property transactions.

Position

Partner

Career

I am experienced in a wide range of tax matters, including the sale and purchase of companies, businesses and properties; joint ventures; group restructuring and reorganisations; the structuring of corporate and property deals, including real estate funds; and the tax aspects of PPP and PFI.


West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Leading individuals

Jon Stevens - DWF

Within: Corporate tax

DWF’s Jon Stevens ‘understands complex tax issues very quickly and uses a good balance giving strong legal advice in the context of the client’s wider commercial objectives. He is particularly active in AIM related mandates; recent highlights include advising City of London Group on the tax elements of its £20m reverse takeover of Milton Homes, and advised Keyword Studios, which is listed on AIM, on various cross-border acquisitions. He also advised Hannover Re on the tax elements of purchasing Argenta Holdings, which owns a Lloyd’s of London managing agent, and assisted DF World of Spices on its purchase of Barts Ingredients from a private equity seller. Other work concerns tax disputes as well as real estate matters.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

DWF’s ‘dedicated practice’ provides ‘a great service with a responsive and knowledgeable team of individuals who give the best commercial guidance’. John Toon leads the group and specialises in property fund work and private equity issues; he is closely supported by senior associate James Cashman in Manchester who handles employee incentives, and Birmingham-based  Jon Stevens. Toon’s recent work includes advising Tatton Asset Management on its pre-IPO reorganisation, assisting Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority with the tax elements of the termination of the Greater Manchester Waste PFI project, and acting for Assura on the tax aspects of its acquisition of multiple property SPVs. Learning Technologies, Wm Morrison and Cornwall Council are also clients.

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