London – May 15, 2015 – Cooley announces that it will enhance its London business and finance practice with the hiring of Natasha Kaye, a leading London-based tax practitioner currently a partner of Olswang.
"Natasha is a highly-respected tax lawyer with a broad skillset across all areas of complex corporate tax work who will prove incredibly valuable to our corporate client base active in the UK," said Justin Stock, managing partner of Cooley's London office.
Kaye has a broad corporate tax advisory and transactional practice advising on UK and international direct and indirect tax issues in relation to corporate, real estate, outsourcing and IP transactions and planning. She has a particular focus on private equity transactions advising both institutions and management teams, as well as advising more generally on M&A, reorganizations, joint ventures and corporate restructurings.
Kaye sits on the Tax Committee of the Quoted Companies Alliance, is a member of the LexisPSL Tax Consulting Editorial Board and of the Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group. Kaye earned her LLB with honors from the University of Leeds and her LLM in tax from the University of London, Queen Mary & Westfield College.
Cooley opened its London office in January 2015, with 20 partners and more than 55 lawyers and other professionals. From the outset, the office has offered depth and expertise across key practice areas including corporate/M&A, complex litigation, venture capital, technology transactions, IP, tax, competition and privacy. In less than three months since its launch, Cooley has announced the hiring of three partners: corporate partner Stephen Rosen from Olswang, and life sciences partners John Wilkinson and Nicola Maguire from the London office of Reed Smith.
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