Dominic Stuttaford

Head of Tax, Europe, Middle East and Asia

Dominic Stuttaford

London

T:+44 20 7444 3379

F:+44 20 7283 6500

Dominic Stuttaford is Head of Tax for Europe, Middle East and Asia and Brazil, based in London. He focuses on the tax aspects of corporate finance and other finance transactions and structures, with a particular interest in the insurance and technology sectors. He trained at the practice and became a partner in 1999.

Dominic’s experience includes mergers and acquisitions of public and private companies, group restructurings, and acquisition and other finance structures.

Dominic has been recommended for some years in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 and has been described as “extremely bright”, with clients remarking that “he can be relied upon to come up with the right answers”. Legal 500 UK 2013 recognises that Dominic displays a ‘really good grasp of industry needs’.

Dominic is a member of the Law Society International Tax Committee and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CTA). He is on the Editorial Committee of Practical Law for Companies (PLC).

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  • Admissions
    Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
  • Selected client work

    Recent experience includes:

    • acting for Barclays on the sale of their African banking interests to Absa Group Limited and the issue of shares by Absa to Barclays. It involved structuring the transaction, co-ordinating relevant advice and negotiating sale documentation, this helped to ensure there were no unexpected tax obstacles.
    • acting for Brookfield on its acquisition of part of the BGE Group. This involved both negotiating the sale documentation and the structuring.
    • acting for AXA on its disposal of the AXA UK Life business. The disposal involved both the actual sale and various complex re-organisations.
    • acting for Iberia on its merger with British Airways, and helping to devise a structure that worked for UK and Spanish purposes.