|Tier 1- United Kingdom|
|Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer|
|Slaughter and May|
|Tier 3- United Kingdom|
|CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang|
|Debevoise & Plimpton|
|McDermott Will & Emery|
|Shearman & Sterling|
|Weil, Gotshal & Manges|
|Tier 4- United Kingdom|
|Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton|
|Watson Farley & Williams|
Simon Skinner leads the tax department at Travers Smith. He has expertise in corporate tax and private equity and has advised clients on M&A deals, IPOs and joint ventures. Skinner works closely with fellow partners Kathleen Russ and Emily Clark. The team offers the full range of tax services, including corporate tax, transactions, litigation and investigations.
Russ specialises in private equity transactions and advises institutional investors and management teams in this key area. She is also regularly involved in discussions with HMRC. Meanwhile Clark focuses on asset management and investment funds, often acting for private equity houses, debt funds and real estate companies.
Recent clients include The Carlyle Group, Bloomberg and Metro Bank. The firm draws clients from key sectors, such as energy, infrastructure, technology and financial services.