Tax Lawyer Jon Stevens moves from Squire Sanders to DWF
Commercial law firm DWF has hired Jon Stevens into its ten-strong commercial tax team. He was previously a tax partner with Squire Sanders and before that a partner with Hammonds.
Mr Steven’s expertise covers advising on all aspects of tax planning on corporate and property transactions. This includes the sale and purchase of companies, businesses and properties. He has experience of advising on the tax issues associated with property development and property investment including the structuring of property funds.
Jon is listed in the 2012 edition of Legal 500 and 2013 edition of Chambers and Partners’ Chambers UK as a leading individual for tax.
John Toon, Head of Commercial Tax at DWF, said: “Jon is a key addition to the team, both for DWF’s development in Birmingham and London, and on a national level. His appointment comes at an important time for the firm and demonstrates our continued commitment to growth.”
Jon Stevens added: “DWF’s Commercial Tax team has an excellent reputation for both its corporate and real estate work and the teams have worked on a range of exciting and high-profile projects.
“I am looking forward to supporting the team in continuing to provide an outstanding service to clients and contributing to the future growth of the firm.”