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Eloise qualified as a solicitor in 2000. After a decade at Linklaters (1998-2008), Eloise joined Pinsent Masons in 2008 as a partner where she heads up the London Tax practice. Specialising in corporate tax, finance and investment funds, her areas of expertise include UK and cross-border acquisitions and re-constructions, corporate finance and joint ventures. Her practice also includes tax structuring for onshore and offshore establishments with a focus on cross-border issues.

She has acted for a wide range of household names in the corporate and financial spheres, and authored articles for various top-tier publications (including the Tax Journal, Financial Instruments Tax and Accounting Review, and the Journal of International Banking & Financial Law).

Eloise has been recognised year-on-year by Chambers legal directory as a notable practitioner in her field, and is a recent winner in The Tax Journal's "40 under 40" for 2011/2012.

Hilary is a consultant at Burges Salmon LLP. She has considerable experience of a broad range of corporate tax matters. She has particular expertise in corporate and financing transactions, reorganisations and group tax advice. Hilary is a member of the City of London Law Society Revenue Law Committee, the International Bar Association (including the IBA Taxes Committee) and the International Fiscal Association.

Market Tracker is a unique service for corporate lawyers housed within Lexis®PSL Corporate. It features a powerful transaction data analysis tool for accessing, analysing and comparing the specific features of corporate transactions, with a comprehensive and searchable library of deal documentation across 14 different deal types. The Market Tracker product also includes news and analysis of key corporate deals and activity and in-depth analysis of recent trends in corporate transactions. 

Louisa leads marketing for the in-house legal community at LexisNexis. She joined the dedicated in-house team at LexisNexis four years ago and has a passion for driving and facilitating initiatives which are customer-focused at their heart. Her vision is to support in-house counsel succeed in their fast-evolving role based on deep insight, data analysis and best practice gathered across the in-house community.

Prior to her in-house focused role, Louisa led the marketing for the bar and mid-market private practice sectors as well as product marketing lead for LexisPSL - LexisNexis' cloud based, practical guidance and legal research software solution.

She brings 20 years' marketing experience both client and agency side, specialising in B2B marketing in the Legal, TMT (Telco, Media and Technology) and Financial Services industries. In both South Africa, Europe and the UK.

Louisa is also an active member on the LexisNexis Gender Equality Matters (GEM) steering committee and is involved with the Families at LexisNexis Group which brings together, supports and lobbies for change those with an interest in balancing the challenges of work and family.

Kathy specialises in restructuring and cross-border insolvency. She qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and has since worked for Weil Gotshal & Manges and Freshfields. Kathy has worked on some of the largest restructuring cases in the last decade, including Worldcom, Parmalat, Enron and Eurotunnel.
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