Taylor Wessing promotes two in UK tax and incentives group
Taylor Wessing has promoted Robert Young from partner to head of the tax and incentives group for the UK, and Anna Humphrey to tax and incentives partner.
Young has worked at the firm for more than nine years and specialises in advising corporate and personal clients on tax planning and structuring. As a solicitor and chartered tax adviser, he has particular expertise in the fields of venture capital taxation (including the EIS and VCT regimes), real estate and corporate real estate transactions (including SDLT and VAT issues and planning) private equity fund structuring and transactions, as well as general mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Humphrey advises on a full range of employee incentive matters including advising companies on structuring and setting up both HMRC approved and unapproved equity incentive arrangements. She also advises on related employment tax issues and relevant aspects of takeovers and, M&As. Humphrey also has a wide range of experience in advising on enterprise management incentive share option schemes, particularly for tech start-up clients. She also advises non-UK companies wishing to extend their option arrangements to UK employees.