Stanley Ruchelman at Ruchelman is preferred by clients because of his extensive experience in corporate and private corporate taxation. This year, we identify 885 practitioners who have distinguished themselves in our ranking by their work in corporate tax law, with specializations ranging from M&A advisory to retail client funds. Bennett Jones` Claire Kennedy impresses her colleagues and clients with her tax expertise, which is particularly recognized for her work on transfer pricing. Stephen Bowman is renowned for his expert advice to businesses and individuals on a wide range of tax matters, including wealth financing and estate planning. Louise Summerhill of Aird & Berlis is considered an excellent litigator on corporate tax matters, including income tax and taxation of goods and services. Deloitte`s Shefali Goradia has an excellent reputation in the market for her knowledge of tax matters, specializing in cross-border corporate issues. Torys` Jerald Wortsman is recognized by clients for his “exceptional analytical skills” applied to tax matters in complex M&A and corporate reorganization matters. Corrado Cardarelli is recognized as an experienced advisor in tax matters related to corporate transactions and collective investment vehicles. Antonio Russo is a transfer pricing specialist praised by commentators for his “good balance between theoretical knowledge and practical application”. Juliana Dantas is valued by her colleagues and clients for her “international tax expertise”, which covers tax issues in Latin America and the Netherlands. Alain Huyghe is an experienced practitioner who provides expert advice to both corporate clients and tax matters in the insurance industry. Diogo Duarte de Oliveira stands out for his excellent work advising clients on the tax aspects of transactions, fundraising and management incentives. Elie Roth is a seasoned practitioner who uses extensive knowledge of tax law to advise clients in a wide range of sectors, from manufacturers to government agencies.
Stephen Ruby is highly regarded for his “exceptional analytical skills”, which he focuses on tax matters in corporate and securities transactions. John Ulmer is a recognized practitioner with extensive experience in tax matters related to real estate companies. Ian Crosbie is an experienced multi-faceted tax practitioner related to corporate restructuring, transactions and investments. Peter Glicklich is distinguished by his best-in-class tax advice to banks, investors and REITs on transactions and financing. David Hardy of McDermott Will & Emery advises major energy clients on a variety of corporate matters, including project finance and restructuring. Bernard Peeters of Tiberghien Lawyers is hailed as a “very good practitioner” on tax issues involving corporate transactions, private equity and double taxation agreements. Juan Guillermo Ruiz de Posse Herrera Ruiz is highly regarded for his world-class practice in many areas of corporate tax law, transfer pricing compliance. Toby Knight of Allens receives numerous recommendations from sources for his tax practice.
As one source notes, “Toby remains a highly respected tax controversy that is very popular with its corporate clients.” Luís Eduardo Schoueri de Lacaz Martins Halembeck Pereira Neto Gurevich & Schoueri Advogados is a favorite among his colleagues who praise his “willingness to solve problems combined with his creative legal solutions”. Jean Schaffner is a leading player in the Luxembourg tax market and advises in particular on international and cross-border investment issues. Lydia Challen is an accomplished corporate tax lawyer whose practice covers a wide range of topics, from private equity to transactions such as complex financings and divestitures. Patrick Mischo is internationally recognized as a leading tax professional whose world-class practice covers a wide range of tax matters, including mutual funds, structured finance and private equity. Christopher Harrison is an important name for his expertise in corporate transactions and the financial sector. Patrick Smet is a respected practitioner with extensive experience in tax matters, including private equity taxation and risk management. Peter Dachs of ENSafrica is a respected practitioner with a wealth of experience in national and international tax law. Nikki Smit is a big name, recommended for her work on corporate tax issues related to investment and exchange controls. Clint Harding by Arnold Bloch Leibler is described as an “innovative” practitioner whose work on corporate and international taxation is highly regarded by commentators. At Homburger, Reto Heuberger stands out for his first-class tax work in corporate transactions, investment management and restructuring. Fabian Duss of the AfDB Altorfer Duss & Beilstein receives high praise for his “in-depth knowledge of Swiss taxation”, which offers a “holistic service” in corporate taxation and the financial sector.
Michael Colborne is appointed by numerous lawyers around the world as a transaction tax lawyer for the mining industry. Paul Gibney has many years of experience advising family offices and private clients on business and estate planning. Ian Gamble is well versed in a variety of corporate tax work, providing brilliant advice to clients in the natural resources, real estate and telecommunications sectors. Fernando Zuzunaga Del Pino de Zuzunaga, Assereto & Zegarra Abogados is a highly regarded lawyer whose work on corporate tax issues has earned him the enthusiastic support of commentators. Daniel Paserman of Gornitzky & Co is an undisputed market leader in this field of complex corporate tax planning. Ana Cláudia Akie Utumi of Utumi Advogados is internationally recognized as a leading name in the region and has expertise in a wide range of tax matters, including international investments and corporate transactions. Steve Edge of Slaughter and May is a highly respected practitioner with impeccable knowledge of corporate tax matters, advising a number of clients in the financial sector. ACHU Frank from ZES is knowledgeable about corporate tax issues and offers excellent advice on issues such as corporate restructuring and real estate. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher`s Sandy Bhogal impresses market commentators with her world-class advice covering a wide range of tax issues from corporate tax planning to real estate and mutual fund transactions. Mariana Eguiarte Morett de Sánchez Devanny Eseverri is recognized as a first-rate tax advisor, both in general corporate affairs and in the special area of excise duties. Edouard Milhac is praised by international sources who consider him a must in international tax advice for private and corporate clients, including multinationals and financial institutions. Michel Collet is widely recognized as a leading tax expert, advising on high-profile cases in the French market and internationally.
Stéphane Gelin enjoys an excellent reputation in the market for his practice, specializing in global transfer pricing and restructuring projects. Andrio Orler is hailed by commentators as an “outstanding professional” in the field of corporate taxation, especially when it comes to cross-border transactions and mergers and acquisitions as well as the establishment of a headquarters in Switzerland. Daniel Gutmann is a recognized tax specialist who focuses his expertise on the most complex tax law files. Deborah L. Paul is a partner in the tax practice group of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, where she focuses on the tax aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs and financial instruments. Wife. Paul has been the lead tax counsel in numerous domestic and cross-border transactions, including strategic acquisitions and private equity buyouts, across a variety of sectors. Ms. Paul is a frequent speaker at the Practising Law Institute, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association on the tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions and related topics. She is ranked as a leading tax lawyer by Chambers USA, Legal 500 and Super Lawyers and was recently named a Who`s Who Legal Global Elite Thought Leader in Corporate Taxation. In 2000, she was elected partner. Mario Barrera is a tax lawyer in Holland & Knight`s Mexico City office.
Mr. Barrera focuses on domestic and cross-border tax advice, planning and strategy. He represents clients before tax authorities in proceedings such as tax audits, administrative complaints, settlements and mutual agreement procedures. Lord. Barrera also has extensive experience dealing with tax treaties, transfer pricing issues and corporate restructurings. Nicola Shaw stands out for her expertise in litigation in tax matters, including stamp duty and VAT, as well as various corporate law matters. David Goldberg KC is an experienced litigator for a variety of tax matters. As market commentators have noted, “it has been a leader in this field for 40 years.” Conrad McDonnell is widely recognized for his litigation on multiple tax matters in large corporate client files. Nikhil Mehta is an accomplished litigator with a well-developed tax practice that has been successful in a variety of corporate tax cases.
Carlo Galli is familiar with the Italian tax market, focusing his best practice on complex corporate transactions and investment structuring. Michiel Sunderman is hailed by commentators as a “very good and effective practitioner” in taxation, focusing on financial transactions, private equity and structuring of promising interests. Roberto Grau is recognized as an outstanding practitioner in the tax market, particularly with regard to derivatives, securitisations and debt and equity structuring. Stefan Behrens is a key figure in German tax law and advises on various tax issues ranging from venture capital to real estate projects.