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Vimal Tilakapala



Tilakapala Vimal
Vimal Tilakapala



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

News & insights

Glass office buildings

Publications: 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Optional VAT regime on immovable lease – New Royal Decree establishing the modalities of the option

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. 

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Automotive parts

News: 06 NOVEMBER 2019

Allen & Overy advises Kendrion on acquiring INTORQ

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.

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Publications: 31 OCTOBER 2019

Market update – legal developments in the German real estate market

Focus: "Berlin Rent Freeze" and Real Estate Transfer Tax Reform

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office building

Publications: 25 OCTOBER 2019

Update on the German real estate transfer tax reform

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.

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