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Lynne Walkington

Partner, London

"I have more than 20 years' experience as a UK corporate tax specialist. I am trusted by clients for my knowledge of the law and my ability to apply it in a user-friendly way, offering clients judgment, creativity and guidance on their most complex transactions and matters."

Overview

Education

Overview

Lynne is a UK corporate tax specialist with emphasis on public and private M&A transactions, reorganisations and reconstructions, capital restructurings, corporate finance, capital markets and real estate finance transactions. Lynne has particular experience in the financial sector.

Work Highlights

Recent experience has included:

  • advising Unilever on the proposed unification of its "dual listed company" structure
  • advising Investec on the proposed demerger and IPO of the Investec asset management business
  • advising Old Mutual Plc on the managed separation of the Old Mutual group, including the demerger of Quilter plc
  • advising RBS on the implementation of ring-fencing
  • advising Goldman Sachs on the sale and leaseback of its new European headquarters building in London
  • advising a number of financial institutions and corporates on Brexit-related matters
  • advising a number of financial institutions and funds in relation to the impact on their business of measures intended to implement the OECD “base erosion and profit shifting” recommendations

Education

Lynne studied law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge.