Sarah Gabbai focuses her practice on corporate tax and has a wealth of experience advising clients across a full range of UK and international tax matters. Her areas of specialty include tax structuring and advisory matters for multinational technology, health care and life sciences groups, as well as tax aspects of private equity transactions, M&A, leveraged finance, group reorganizations, private funds, debt capital markets and debt restructurings.

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  • Advised Alsco, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of the CLEAN Linen Services group, a UK-based industrial laundry business
  • Advised Intersnack Group GmbH KG in connection with its £121m acquisition of Tyrrells Potato Crisps Limited from Hershey Corporation, and its acquisition of Popchips UK from Sonora Mills, Inc
  • Advised Steward Health Care International Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Steward Health System LLC, in connection with its acquisition of Vitals Global Healthcare Limited and affiliates from the Government of Malta

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  • Legal 500 UK 2020 & 2021, Corporate Tax, Recommended Lawyer


  • Fellow and Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation


University of London, LLM, Taxation, 2007
College of Law, London, LPC, 2002
College of Law, London, CPE, 2001
University of Cambridge, MA, 2000

England and Wales

Sarah Gabbai

Insights & Events / Media

Webinar / McDermott Event / November 18, 2020

Webinar / McDermott Event / September 24, 2020

On the Subject / September 23, 2020

On the Subject / September 14, 2020

On the Subject / June 19, 2020

Webinar / McDermott Event / June 10, 2020

On the Subject / December 10, 2019

Seattle, WA / McDermott Event / October 24, 2019

AAT Comment / September 26, 2019

United Kingdom / Special Report / March 25, 2019

United Kingdom / Tax Advisor Magazine / February 1, 2019

Financial Director / November 6, 2018

International News / September 2018