Robert Young joins Goodwin as Tax Partner

 In Goodwin, Taylor Wessing

Global law firm Goodwin announced today that Robert Young has joined the firm’s Tax practice as a partner in the London office.

“Goodwin’s transactional and funds platforms in London have expanded significantly over the past several years across the firm’s key verticals of real estate, private equity, technology and life sciences,” said Samantha Lake Coghlan, co-chair of Goodwin’s London office. “With Robert joining, we are continuing to build out our full-service infrastructure to accommodate the growing client demand across these industries in Europe. A deeply experienced and collaborative tax lawyer, Robert is an ideal fit for both our business and our culture. We are thrilled to welcome him to the Goodwin partnership.”

Young advises corporate and personal clients on tax planning and structuring and the tax implications of transactions in many fields. He has considerable expertise in the fields of venture capital taxation (including the SEIS, EIS and VCT regimes), mergers and acquisitions, particularly in the technology and life sciences sectors, real estate and corporate real estate transactions (including SDLT and VAT issues and planning) and private equity fund structuring and transactions.

Young holds an M.A. in Law from Cambridge University. He is admitted as a lawyer in England and Wales, and is also a Chartered Tax Adviser.

Over the past five years, Goodwin’s European offices have grown from 20 to more than 160 lawyers, almost all of whom are dedicated to the technology, life sciences, private equity and real estate industries.

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