Burges Salmon grows Corporate Tax team with director appointment

26/04/2023
Gillian Griffiths (Burges Salmon)

BURGES Salmon is pleased to announce the appointment of Gillian Griffiths, who joins the firm as a director in its Corporate Tax team.

Gillian joins the firm from Deloitte UK, where she was an Associate Director in its Financial Services Tax team, providing tax advisory services to financial institutions, with a recent focus on alternative asset management.  Gillian has extensive experience of the financial services sector and with advising alternative asset managers, along with developing innovative tax solutions and managing domestic and cross-border projects.

Gillian has previously held roles at Deloitte Singapore, BDO LLP and Berwin Leighton Paisner (now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner).

Gillian commented: “Burges Salmon has a very highly regarded Corporate Tax offering, with a great team and an impressive roster of clients.  I’m therefore really pleased to be joining Burges Salmon at such an exciting time in its growth strategy and helping the firm deliver an excellent client service and enhance its presence in the market.”

Burges Salmon’s Corporate Tax lawyers have comprehensive knowledge of UK tax law, and deep sector insight, providing the highest level of legal advice to the firm’s clients.  This increasingly includes sustainability and ESG considerations.   Featuring a number of chartered tax advisers, the firm’s Corporate Tax team is renowned for delivering creative and effective solutions to clients across a range of industry sectors.  Its clients including a wide range of UK and international corporate entities and groups, financial institutions and funds, as well as governmental and other public bodies.

Ian Carnochan, a partner in the firm’s Corporate Tax team, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Gillian to the firm, particularly at such an exciting time in our upward growth trajectory.  Gillian is a highly experienced tax lawyer and her expertise in financial services will help us continue to grow and ensure that we continue to meet the needs of our clients.”

Gillian joined Burges Salmon on Monday 24 April 2023.

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