Tax Litigation and Investigations
In the increasingly complex and international area of tax legislation and practice, Allen & Overy’s global team of experts supports businesses in the full range of high-end cross-border disputes and investigations.
Our advice on all aspects of corporate, commercial, VAT and finance tax is designed to avoid disputes, but we are ideally placed to provide support when, or even after, various issues with revenue authorities arise.
A&O advises a broad range of clients on tax compliance and tax-related disputes and investigations, with particular experience of advising financial institutions. We handle litigation before national and international courts and specialist tax tribunals, including Corporation Tax and VAT disputes, and we liaise with tax authorities and advise on all issues associated with enforcement proceedings.
What sets us apart is our deep experience in handling cross-border transactions, with tax teams in our international offices enjoying strong relationships with local revenue authorities to support the smooth resolution of disputes for the benefit of all parties.
News & insights
News: 12 MAY 2021
Mr Justice Snowden has just handed down his landmark judgment sanctioning the Virgin Active group’s three inter-conditional Part 26A restructuring plans (the "Plans").Read more
Publications: 10 MAY 2021
English lawyers and law students should be getting to grips with a whole new area of English law: Retained EU law. In this decision, the Court of Appeal explains all about Retained EU law and…Read more
Publications: 07 MAY 2021
If evidence is to be given remotely, via video link, from another country, be sure to check that this is permitted by the laws of that country.Read more
Publications: 02 DECEMBER 2020
Litigation privilege did not apply to tax restructuring advice prepared for a company by accountants following enquiries received from the French tax authority. Even where litigation can be said to be…Read more
Well regarded for its tax compliance, disputes and litigation expertise, offering a wealth of experience of multi-jurisdictional transactions. With a strong base in the UK and across Europe, the firm is well placed to advise on the OECD base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project and other international developments.
Chambers Global, Tax 2017