Simon Newsham creates new tax service line at Winckworth Sherwood
Law firm Winckworth Sherwood has created a dedicated Tax team following the appointment of tax partner Simon Newsham.
Simon joined the firm on 10 February 2014 having for the past seven years led his own boutique tax law practice, Newsham Tax Solicitors. He was previously head of tax at Dorsey & Whitney and prior to that at Macfarlanes and KPMG.
Simon brings with him a strong client following, acting for ambitious and fast growing owner-managed, VC backed and publicly listed businesses. He also works with numerous international businesses, including UK subsidiaries of overseas groups and UK-headed multinationals, together with high net worth individuals, celebrities and overseas royalty. He will work closely with Winckworth Sherwood’s expanding Corporate and Commercial team, the firm’s highly rated Employment practice and the firm’s market-leading Real Estate team.
Commenting on his appointment Simon said: “I have known and worked alongside many of the Winckworth Sherwood’s partners and clients for some time. The firm has an impressive client base and leads the market in many areas. I am delighted to be part of the firm and to build its tax offering. We will be announcing further appointments shortly.”
Roger Fitton, Winckworth Sherwood’s Managing Partner said: “Simon is well respected and knows the firm well. He has strengths that compliment our many practice areas. His considerable experience and client following will be a real asset to the firm and further strengthen our Corporate and Commercial, Employment and Real Estate offer.”