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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.
Harry is the author of Banks on Sentence: the definitive sentencing guide, having taken over from Robert Banks in 2019. Harry is a practising criminal barrister who is regularly instructed to prosecute and defend in London and the South Eastern Circuit. He is a member of the CPS advocates panel at grade 2.

Before coming to the Bar, Harry worked at the Law Commission of England and Wales as a research assistant assigned to the Sentencing Code project. Harry has worked for several years as a legal researcher for Blackstone’s Criminal Practice and was a contributing author on the 2017 edition of Miller on Contempt of Court.

Gideon specialises in tax litigation but has a background in transactional tax work. His tax litigation work has given him experience at all levels of the UK Courts and the European Courts.
Catherine is a tax partner Pinsent Masons, specialising in providing technical assistance on new developments in UK tax focusing particularly on tax risk issues affecting large corporates.
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