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Advertiser: Legal Works Recruiitment

Job Title: Vat Solicitor
Rate:£70K to £110K Per Year
Description: We are delighted to be working for this leading international law firm currently in the market for an ambitious VAT Solicitor / Indirect Tax Solicitor (2PQE+) to join a friendly and hugely successful team.


The TEAM provides the full range of tax services addressing the challenges of international commerce and business. With more than 300 tax advisors in offices globally, the TEAM assist companies address the complex challenges of international commerce and business operations as well as manage and resolve tax disputes. With the ongoing implementation of the BEPS Actions and increasing complexity of tax legislation, companies operating in the global economy experience complex tax issues which require a coordinated global delivery of services incorporating both knowledge of national legislation, as well as the appropriate international perspective.

The global tax GROUP also assists clients in structuring a wide range of transactions, from private equity deals to corporate acquisitions and disposals. The tax lawyers in the TEAM draw upon the experience of colleagues in numerous areas of law, including intellectual property and technology, corporate and finance, real estate, projects, employment and employee benefits.


The international Global VAT TEAM is one of the most integrated groups in the Global Tax GROUP.

Due to the international network including VAT, GST and Sales Tax advisors in different jurisdictions, the TEAM are able to provide a seamless cross border service, integrating the different rules of the jurisdictions into any advice.

The TEAM’s VAT work in UK involves finance, real estate, ESS, cross border goods and services, gambling tax and M&A work.

Most of the TEAM’s VAT lawyers also have direct tax experience, so are able to give VAT advice in the context of the overall tax implications of any particular project.

In addition, the TEAM has contentious VAT lawyers in the team who can provide assistance in relation to VAT disputes and negotiating settlements.

In anticipation of Brexit, the London Tax TEAM now seeks an additional practitioner with circa 2PQE or equivalent, gained in a firm with a strong reputation in this area to practice in indirect tax.

If successful it is preferred that YOU:-

• Will have some customs duties experience;
• Will work closely with the trade team in the event of a ‘hard’ Brexit;
• Will have a good academic record and be able to demonstrate sound technical ability, with strong inter-personal and team-working skills also a must.

YOU will need to have excellent technical and analytical skills as well as being able to work as part of a team and embrace client development.

As well as having an entrepreneurial outlook, YOU will be commercially-minded, pro-active and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide variety of people within the department and firm and with clients.

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant Andrew Nelson in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence.


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Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Contact: Andrew Nelson Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0845 05 6060 Contact Fax:
Reference: 8727 Added: 07-11-2017
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