Willkie Farr & Gallagher has appointed UK solicitor Jane Scobie as a partner in the firm’s Tax Department in London. She was previously a partner at Dechert LLP in London.
Scobie advises clients on a broad range of complex corporate and commercial tax matters with a particular focus on private equity transactions including investments, private and public company takeovers, private fund formation and restructurings as well as other private funds issues. She also assists clients on employment taxation and share incentive arrangements.
“Jane’s extensive corporate tax experience and work with private equity clients in particular will further expand the transactional capabilities of our London team and complement the work that they undertake,” says Peter Burrell, managing partner of Willkie’s London office. “We are delighted to welcome her to the firm.”
“The firm’s private equity and transactional capabilities are highly regarded across many markets and are a natural fit for my practice,” says Scobie. “I am excited to join Willkie’s growing London team and contribute to its success.”