Kersten Muller leaves Deloitte to join Grant Thornton London as their Property Tax Partner
Grant Thornton UK LLP has appointed Kersten Muller as a Property Tax Partner for London.
Kersten joins from Deloitte where he was a director in the real estate team. Kersten has been advising a range of investors on the tax-efficient structuring of their UK and European properties ranging from asset acquisitions to complex acquisitions both in the UK and internationally. He has extensive experience of structuring property finance in a tax-efficient manner and reorganising portfolios to facilitate disposals. Kersten has also advised a number of corporate occupiers on ways to optimise lease transactions and is a property investor in his own right.
As property tax partner in London, Kersten will oversee a strong team of property tax specialists and is tasked with building Grant Thornton’s international property client base and further increasing the volume of transactional work in this sector.
Global Head of Property and Construction Clare Hartnell said; “I am delighted Kersten has joined the firm and I am excited to see how he will take the team to the next level. Kersten has extensive experience in real estate fund structuring and property transactions so he comes equipped with vital expertise at a time of great challenges in the market.”
Kersten Muller said: “I am very much looking forward to joining the Grant Thornton team. In particular, I aim to build on the great work already being done to establish the team as a lead adviser for the international property market.”
Grant Thornton works with over 14,000 private clients based in the UK and internationally.