Press Release

UK's largest Tax Awards, LexisNexis Taxation Awards 2010 - Shortlist Announced

LexisNexis has announced the shortlist for the Taxation Awards 2010

London, 29 April, 2010 - LexisNexis, the information and business solutions provider, has announced the shortlist for the Taxation Awards 2010. Established as the 'gold standard' of the tax world, the winners will be announced at a gala ceremony in London on May 20th 2010.


The awards, now in their 11th year, honour organisations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of taxation, whether in practice or in commerce. The shortlist documents both individuals and teams that have been recognised for their skills and achievements by their peers.

Some 15 awards will be given out at the black-tie event to be held at the London Hilton, Park Lane. Individual awards include: Tax personality, Tax writer of the year and Taxation's rising star. Team awards include: Best general tax practice, Best tax team in a large firm, and Best in-house tax team.

See the LexisNexis Taxation Awards 2010 shortlist.
Book a table at the LexisNexis Taxation Awards 2010.

About Taxation Awards 2010

LexisNexis Taxation Awards 2010 will be held at the London Hilton, Park Lane on May 20th 2010.  Judged by experts from the tax, accountancy and legal professions, the full shortlist includes:

2010 Finalists (Names are in alphabetical order)

Best Big Four tax team
- Deloitte tax depreciation team
- Ernst & Young Project Copperhead Tax Team
- Ernst & Young R&D Tax Team
- Ernst & Young Professional Practices and Partnership Group - UK & Ireland

Best general tax practice
- Bishop Fleming
- Sagars LLP
- Wellden Turnbull LLP

Best high net-worth team
- Deloitte Private Client Services
- Grant Thornton's Birmingham Private Client Team
- KPMG LLP Private Client Advisory
- Smith & Williamson Private Client Tax Team

Best in-house tax team
- AstraZeneca Plc
- Henderson Global Investors
- Lehman Brothers

Best international tax team
- Deloitte Japanese Business Tax Team
- Ernst & Young International Tax Team
- Meridian International VAT Consulting Ltd
- PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP UK Transfer Pricing Team

Best sole practitioner tax practice
- Cornerstone Accountancy
- Michael Goldstein & Co
- Tax Innovations Ltd

Best tax investigations team
- Grant Thornton's National Tax Investigations Team
- McGrigors LLP Tax Disputes & Investigations

Best tax team in a boutique firm
- ASE Plc
- Innovation Professional Services LLP
- Powrie Appleby LLP
- Thomas St John LLP

Best tax team in a large firm
- Grant Thornton's National Recovery & Reorganisation Tax & Pensions Team
- Haines Watts Greater London Tax Team
- Mazars Employment Tax Services Team
- Smith & Williamson Corporate Tax Recovery Team

Best tax team in a law firm
- DLA Piper UK LLP
- Dorsey & Whitney (Europe) LLP
- Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
- Olswang LLP

Best technological innovation
- Deloitte Automotive Tax Team - FLEX Cars
- Digita Personal Tax Team
- Ernst & Young Stock & Mobility Service
- Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Transfer Pricing

Best VAT Team
- Ernst & Young Health Indirect Tax Tea
- Lancashire County Council VAT Team
- McGrigors LLP Tax Disputes & Investigations

Tax writer of the year
- Iain Macleod - EDF Tax LLP
- Simon McKie - McKie & Co
- Mike Thexton - Thexton Training Ltd
- Pete Miller - Powrie Appleby LLP

Taxation's rising star
- Caroline Villar - Legal & General
- Natasha Ryan - Grant Thornton
- Valentina Sloane - Monckton Chambers

Tax Personality of the Year will also be awarded at the 20 May prize-giving.

About LexisNexis

LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK], LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 18,000 employees worldwide.

In the UK, LexisNexis online services include LexisLibrary - named Online Product of the Year at the Legal Technology Awards - and Nexis® the single most powerful global news & business information service. The company has over 1,000 employees in the UK.

Press Contact Information

Mandy Blanks
PR Manager
LexisNexis UK
T: 0207 400 2874
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