Jacob Gilkes#1720

Jacob Gilkes

Jacob is Of Counsel in the tax team at CMS. He joined Olswang in 2007 as a trainee before qualifying into the tax department. Jacob advises on a broad range of direct and indirect tax issues. He has extensive experience in real estate transactions, including advising both UK and offshore clients on structures for property investment and development, joint ventures and acquisitions and disposals. Jacob also provides structuring and transactional advice in relation to corporate sales and acquisitions, as well as advising both institutions and management teams on private equity transactions.
Contributed to


Tax issues on financing an inbound investment
Tax issues on financing an inbound investment
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers a typical structure that might be adopted to effect an inbound investment into the UK and focuses on the key UK tax issues that may arise in respect of the associated financing arrangements. This Practice Note is produced in partnership with Jacob Gilkes of CMS.

Practice areas


  • Stamp taxes practitioners group


  • Contributing Author


  • LLM in Tax Law, Kings College, London
  • LPC, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham
  • LLB Hons Law with American Law, University of Nottingham, Nottingham

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