Specialist funds tax partner joins Ashurst London team
Ashurst has announced the appointment of Patricia Allen as a partner in the London tax team.
With over 25 years’ experience, Patricia is a senior tax practitioner and was previously a partner at Ashurst for ten years until 2010. Patricia then co-founded a boutique tax advisory practice, Johnson & Allen Tax, which she has continued to run and has also worked as a consultant on tax matters for Burges Salmon since 2021. Patricia has huge experience and knowledge of corporate tax, particularly in relation to investment fund structures and private equity transactions.
Eduardo Gracia, global co-head of Tax commented:
“We are thrilled to have Patricia rejoin us. She is an experienced partner and her dedicated funds and private equity tax knowledge will significantly enhance our client offering. Her strong reputation reinforces our tax team’s standing in the market and she will provide invaluable support to our top tier funds and private capital clients. The taxation of investment funds, their formation and the taxation of executives who hold a carried interest in such funds is a highly technical area, and Patricia’s expertise in this space is second to none. We are absolutely delighted to be welcoming Patricia back to Ashurst.”
“I am excited to be returning to Ashurst and to working closely again with my highly talented colleagues in the UK and across Europe to help build on the firm’s strong global practice. The firm’s industry expertise in funds and private capital offers an excellent complement to my skill set and I look forward to working across practices to add my expertise to Ashurst’s offering.”.