VAT Group


We are one of the few law firms in the world that is able to offer an extensive team of specialists in international VAT and indirect taxes across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. We have access to experts in this area covering all of our 27 offices with experience of supporting major transactions, providing strategic VAT planning and helping you to achieve compliance within this area of increasingly changing legislation.

Our team have experience from both the industry and the fiscal authorities as well as extensive practical skills of accounting practices, supply chain processes and the different VAT rules in each country.

We also handle all manner of negotiations, disputes, litigation, enquiries and investigations.

With a continuous exchange of experience within the VAT Group, we also draw on colleagues in our Trade & Customs Group who advise on customs duties. 

We specialise in working for clients in our core business sectors and have particular experience in:
  • e-commerce,
  • communications,
  • IT,
  • intangibles,
  • aviation,
  • finance and
  • outsourcing.

Apart from our technical excellence and strong analytical skills, clients value our pragmatic, flexible approach and the benefits of our strong European and International Tax Group. We understand that VAT and indirect tax laws and revenue practice can be unpredictable and confusing, so we ensure our advice is clear and concise and offers a sensible, workable solution to minimising your tax exposure.