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Hogan Lovells hires dispute resolution specialist from Herbert Smith

Hogan Lovells has hired Rupert Shiers from Herbert Smith Freehills to lead its direct tax disputes practice.

Shiers has experience advising on the resolution of HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) enquiries and investigations and has led tax litigation in the UK Tax Tribunal, English courts and European Court of Justice.

Noteworthy cases include advising Philips and Legal & General in successful complex and high-value litigation.

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