Ramzan Bashir

Tax Manager, Deloitte
Ramzan is a manager in Deloitte’s pensions advisory tax team, with a focus on providing advice to clients across the financial services sector, including domestic and international funds and multinationals. In particular, he has experience of advising local authority pension funds and trust-based schemes in the UK and overseas.

Ramzan is a qualified solicitor with a number of years’ tax experience in both a legal and Big Four environment. In particular, he advises international employers, pension schemes and institutional investors on international tax matters, with a focus on EU law-related and operational tax-related issues.

Ramzan regularly advises on EU WHT and MODs claims, including negotiations with tax authorities in respect of EU law-related claims. He has experience of EU and third-country claims and the interaction of double tax treaties and EU law matters. He also advises pension schemes on the tax efficiency of alternative investments and in relation to their tax risk profile.
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EU withholding tax reclaims for UK-resident pension funds
Practice Note

This Practice Note explains the legal basis on which withholding taxes incurred by UK-resident pension funds as a result of investments in other Member States of the European Union may be reclaimed.

Practice areas


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