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 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 UK 2018
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 UK 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 UK 2014
Sources say he is "very approachable, personable and deals with all matters in a timely basis." Chambers UK 2013
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Publications: 28 NOVEMBER 2019
As from 1 January 2019, taxpayers may opt to charge VAT on the letting of immovable property for professional use. On 25 November, the new rules fixing the timing and modalities of the “option” have been published.Read more
News: 06 NOVEMBER 2019
Allen & Overy has advised Kendrion N.V. (Kendrion), headquartered in Zeist (Netherlands) on acquiring INTORQ GmbH & Co. KG (INTORQ), a German manufacturer of brakes and clutches.Read more
Publications: 31 OCTOBER 2019
Focus: "Berlin Rent Freeze" and Real Estate Transfer Tax ReformRead more
Publications: 25 OCTOBER 2019
Quite surprisingly, the members of the German government coalition (CDU/CSU and SPD) have agreed yesterday to not vote on the German real estate transfer tax (RETT) reform in the German Bundestag this week as originally intended but to postpone the reform in order to further analyse and discuss the provisions of the draft bill.Read more
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 UK 2017
Vimal Tilakapala maintains a solid reputation for his expertise in both contentious and non contentious tax matters.
Chambers UK 2016
Clients are quick to voice their support of Vimal Tilakapala's impressive reputation.
Chambers UK 2012