James specialises in all aspects of corporate tax including the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations and reconstructions and investment funds and also tax issues relating to financing transactions, such as securitisations and structured finance. James has a particular focus on the real estate sector. His experience covers a broad range of real estate and real estate finance transactions, including providing tax advice in relation to the establishment and operation of real estate funds, joint ventures and other structures for real estate developments and investments.
Chambers & Partners 2020 recognises James as a leading individual, stating that “clients characterise James Burton as "exceptionally clever and incredibly practical," and note that "he's all about finding solutions."
Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2004
MA, Politics, University of Edinburgh, 2000
Post Graduate Diploma, Law, City University London, 2001
Publications: 16 May 2022
Finance Act 2022 has introduced a new regime for qualifying asset holding companies (QAHCs).
Publications: 22 March 2022
Publications: 28 July 2021
Publications: 22 July 2021