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A truly full service global tax and private client department, we have unrivalled expertise in corporate, commercial, real estate and finance taxation as well as a team who advise international high and ultra-high net worth individuals and their families on all matters affecting their business, personal and family wealth, and the institutions entrusted with the effective management of that wealth.

BCLP’s tax advice and controversy practice includes advice with respect to the structure, negotiation and documentation in connection with the formation, financing and acquisition or disposition of public and private entities. We also advise on post-acquisition restructuring and integration of such entities. We work closely with our colleagues in M&A, Corporate Finance, Employee Benefits and other practice groups to provide an integrated and team approach to the relevant transaction with the client's overall business objectives as paramount to the process. 

Our private client lawyers work together seamlessly across our global network to deliver advice to our clients, many of whom have complex affairs in multiple jurisdictions, which is tailored to suit their needs, objectives, values and future plans. Personal service and attention to individual, business, and family circumstances are hallmarks of BCLP's private client practice.

Ranked in Chambers & Partners UK, Corporate Tax, Band 3

'They are very knowledgeable, courteous, and come up with great ideas and solutions.'

'We have built up a good relationship and they are our trusted adviser.'

'They deliver dynamic advice and provide wide commercial support.'

Ranked in Legal 500 UK, Corporate Tax, Band 3

‘BCLP’s tax team has first-rate knowledge of all of the key tax areas that touch our business and particularly the taxation of fund structures and real estate. We have found the BCLP tax team to be robust from a technical perspective but also to be adept at taking a practical and commercial approach when necessary in order to make transactions happen.’

‘The partners understand the intricacies of the business and provide commercial solutions.‘

‘Paul Shaw has a sharp focus that identifies issues early and helps the team see the wood for the trees.’

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