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London > Corporate and commercial > Customs and excise

At DLA Piper, the customs and excise group is composed of international trade and tax experts, and is able to draw on specialists across EU member states, the US, Asia and Russia. International trade and customs lawyer John Forrest heads the team in London, which advises companies operating in the UK on matters including the impact of Brexit on supply chains, as well as day-to-day issues such as customs audits and investigations and duty-relief schemes. Indirect tax veteran Richard Woolich regularly advises on the cross-border supply of goods, while Paul Hardy coordinates the firm’s Brexit-related matters.

London > Corporate and commercial > VAT and indirect tax

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Richard WoolichDLA Piper

Very knowledgeable and commercial‘ partner Richard Woolich (who is a chartered tax adviser) leads the team at DLA Piper, which handles indirect tax matters across the real estate, financial services, education, gambling and IP sectors. The London team draws on a global office network to provide multijurisdictional tax advice. It also regularly appears before tax authorities in a variety of disputes. In October 2019, associate Jamie Kim joined from HMRC.

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

DLA Piper‘s UK tax team, which is a core part of a large global practice, is sought out for advice on domestic and international corporate, real estate and finance tax issues, including those arising from M&A and restructurings. The group also has strong capabilities in transfer pricing matters. The firm is particularly noted for its real estate sector work, which is an area where Richard Woolich takes the lead. Woolich co-heads the practice with Ben Brown, who focuses on corporate and finance transactions.