James Ross advises clients on a broad range of international and domestic corporate/commercial tax issues, including corporate restructuring, transfer pricing and thin capitalisation, double tax treaty issues, corporate and structured finance projects, mergers and acquisitions, and management buyouts. He counsels US groups in the structuring of UK and European inbound investments, including in relation to redomiciliations and providing advice on technical issues in the context of revenue investigations and statutory audits. He is particularly adept at advising on intellectual property holding structures.
James also helps clients with employment tax issues (including the taxation of equity incentives), and tax aspects of private equity transactions. He has experience advising on the negotiation of the tax provisions of numerous mergers and acquisitions transactions.