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DLA Piper
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London > Corporate and commercial > VAT and indirect tax

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Richard WoolichDLA Piper

DLA Piper advises major clients on a wide range of high-profile cases, and in the aftermath of Brexit, the practice has developed its focus on work relating to supply chains. The team is led by the highly regarded Richard Woolich, a chartered tax adviser with a focus on international real estate transactions, joint ventures and funds, whose ‘knowledge is unparalleled‘. The team has recently significantly expanded with a series of hires from Pinsent Masons LLP, including  Jason Collins – who joined as head of international tax disputes –  Stuart Walsh, legal director Clara Boyd and senior associate Lauren Redhead, as well as associate Katie Raine from Stephenson Harwood.

London > Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax

DLA Piper advises on the spectrum of tax issues, including transactions, corporate reorganisations and transfer pricing. Department head Ben Brown has expertise in corporate transactions, finance work, and M&A matters with international elements. Richard Woolich handles funds, joint ventures, and real estate transactions. Matthew Davies, who made partner in 2021, advises on insurance and corporate reorganisations.

London > Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations

DLA Piper helps clients to manage complex civil and criminal fraud investigations while also providing contentious tax expertise. The practice has been significantly strengthened in recent months by a series of hires from Pinsent Masons LLP, including international tax controversy head Jason Collins and senior associate Lauren Redhead in 2021, followed by legal director Clara Boyd and Stuart Walsh in 2022, further boosting the team’s expertise in relation to contentious VAT and excise duty matters. Richard Woolich covers indirect tax issues such as excise duty, carbon pricing and landfill tax in addition to transfer pricing matters.