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Vimal Tilakapala

Partner

London

Tilakapala Vimal
Vimal Tilakapala

Partner

London

Vimal is a tax partner and-head of the UK tax practice.

He advises on corporate tax generally with an emphasis on domestic and international finance related tax including structured financing, regulatory capital, securitisation and the taxation of financial instruments as well as tax disputes. He is also a CEDR qualified mediator.

Vimal Tilakapala is highlighted by sources as "a great lawyer." He is recognised for his expertise in financial transactions generally and in particular for his work on hybrid bond issuances.  Chambers & Partners, United Kingdom - Tax, 2020

Vimal Tilakapala “has a broad corporate tax practice with notable expertise in relation to hybrid bond issuances. His clients include large banks and financial services institutions”.  Chambers & Partners, United Kingdom- Tax, 2020

Vimal Tilakapala is hailed as "excellent" by sources. He is held in high regard for his expertise in the finance sector and for his work with large corporate clients.  Chambers & Partners, United Kingdom - Tax, 2018

Vimal Tilakapala maintains a solid reputation in both contentious and non-contentious tax matters. He continues to take on an interesting spread of cases regarding convertible bonds, complex financial products and sophisticated multinational transactions. In addition, he is a CEDR certified mediator. Chambers & Partners, United Kingdom - Tax, 2017

"Vimal Tilakapala maintains a solid reputation for his expertise in both contentious and non contentious tax matters".  Chambers & Partners - Tax, United Kingdom, 2016

Vimal Tilakapala "is accessible and provides good and measured commercial advice," according to clients, while peers say: "He is a real technician who can be pragmatic." He co-heads the tax department.  Chambers & Partners, United Kingdom - Tax, 2015

Vimal Tilakapala is praised for his ability to provide "advice which is always commercial and sensible, clear and robust." Sources say that "he has a good understanding of our risk appetite and will reflect that in his views."  Chambers & Partners, United Kingdom - Tax, 2014

Sources say he is "very approachable, personable and deals with all matters in a timely basis."  Chambers & Partners, United Kingdom - Tax, 2013

"Clients are quick to voice their support of Vimal Tilakapala's impressive reputation".  Chambers & Partners, United Kingdom - Tax, 2012

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Practices

Tax

Office

London

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Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1993