15th December 2016
The Tax Team at Walker Morris has been announced as the winner of the Finance Monthly Tax – Law Firm of the Year UK 2017 Award.
The award comes at the end of a successful year for the Team during which they won a number of new clients and advised on some notable deals. In particular this year the Team advised on the PE-backed management buy-out of PAW Structures and also continued demonstrate its extensive experience in the football industry, having advised on the sale of Bradford City football Club to ER Sports Group GmbH.
The Team has also continued to invest in specialist expertise with the appointment of Nicola Parkinson as senior associate. Nicola is a dual qualified solicitor and Chartered Tax Advisor and has broad experience having worked both in accountancy practices and law firms.
Simon Concannon, Head of the Tax Team at Walker Morris said:
“An effective tax team not only needs to know the rules but needs to understand what drives businesses and able to deliver advice in a commercial context to add real value to clients. It is this balance of the technical skills with commercial awareness which sets our Tax Law Team apart.
“We are delighted with the award, which is testament to not only the hard work of all the Team, but also our continued investment in specialist expertise and focus on developing excellent working relationships with our clients.”
Finance Monthly conducts one Tax based awards per year in which over 15,278 votes were cast. The judging was based not only on the number of votes received by nominated firms but also work activity over the last 12 months, expertise and innovation, client care and recognition.