Blake Lapthorn Tarlo Lyons appoints new head of Corporate Tax
Partner Simon Court has joined leading UK law firm Blake Lapthorn Tarlo Lyons as the firm’s new head of Corporate Tax.
Simon previously led the tax department at the London office of US firm WilmerHale (previously Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr) where he worked for more than 6 years.
He advises on the taxation of UK and international clients, including cross-border transactions, flotations, M&As, re-organisations, corporate finance, and venture capital. Simon also works on real estate taxes, IP licensing and e-commerce, employment tax and tax on share options.
Simon will be based at the firm’s Oxford office and he and his team will provide tax support throughout the firm.
Simon Treherne, head of the Company & Commercial department at Blake Lapthorn Tarlo Lyons, says: “We are delighted to welcome someone with such experience and talent to lead our Corporate Tax team. Simon’s appointment represents a significant addition for the firm and further underlines our commitment to quality service.”
Simon Court adds: “I am very excited about joining Blake Lapthorn Tarlo Lyons which has ambitious plans for growth based on providing the best service for clients.”