Norton Rose Fulbright strengthens London tax team with partner hire

United Kingdom Press release - People April 2019

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced the appointment of Michael Alliston as tax partner in its London office.  

Joining from Herbert Smith Freehills, where he trained and qualified, Michael advises on cross-border and domestic corporate tax matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganisations, finance and capital markets transactions.

Dominic Stuttaford, Norton Rose Fulbright’s Head of Tax for Europe, Middle East, Asia and Brazil, commented:

“Michael’s appointment boosts our capacity across the broad range of tax matters on which we advise. His skills will be valuable not only in collaborating with our corporate, banking, real estate and disputes teams on complex international matters, but also bolsters the stand-alone tax capabilities of our EMEA team. His corporate tax experience will allow him to work together with the corporate and banking teams from day one.”

The Norton Rose Fulbright global tax team comprises over 150 lawyers with significant international reach, assisting organisations of all sizes with tax planning, investigation and litigation across multiple industries and jurisdictions.

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