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Alex Thomas

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Work 020 7246 7547
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Dentons

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Tax.

Position

Alex is head of tax in the UK. Alex’s practice encompasses both international tax planning as well UK tax matters, where he advises on a broad spectrum of corporate, commercial and real estate tax issues. Alex also advises in relation to UK tax disputes and litigation. Clients include: Total, Virgin, AI Jazeera, KKR, Qatar Airways, Nokia as well as sovereign wealth funds and ultra high net worth family offices.

Career

senior associate Theodore Goddard 1996-2004; partner Taylor Wessing 2004-07; partner Dentons 2007-present.

Education

University of Durham (1992); College of Law York (1994); admitted to practice as a solicitor in England and Wales 1996.


London: Corporate and commercial

Corporate tax

Within: Corporate tax

The group at Dentons is able to draw on a substantial global office network to advise on tax matters with an international element across the private equity, corporate, real estate, and structured finance sectors. In addition, it has developed a niche in FinTech, advising clients on the tax consequences of blockchain technologies, anti-hybrid rules, corporate interest rate restrictions and compliance with the Criminal Finances Act 2017. Alex Thomas is head of the UK team and co-chair of the global tax practice. He specialises in corporate and real estate tax issues. Tax generalist James Meakin joined from Charles Russell Speechlys LLP in March 2018.

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