Through our robust UK Tax practice, Vinson & Elkins offers a sophisticated consultancy service, advising on all tax aspects of international and UK corporate and finance transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, restructurings, and capital markets issues. We routinely represent companies of all sizes in relation to their UK activities, as well as private equity and family funds investing around the world.
V&E offers extensive experience advising on tax issues relevant to energy industry clients. From structuring international investments to drafting tax-related risk allocation provisions for companies conducting transactions in challenging political climates, we are known for translating complex issues
into clear, straightforward advice. Additionally, V&E’s Tax professionals are active members of the United Kingdom Oil Industry Taxation Committee (UKOITC) and Oil & Gas UK, where we help analyze problems and facilitate discussions between the oil and gas industry and the UK government on relevant
Riding the North Sea Downturn
As the economic climate for North Sea activities becomes harsher and the oil and gas industry and government work out ways to prolong the basin’s productive life, companies face substantial changes not only in their businesses, but also in the regulatory and fiscal environment. V&E’s
UK Tax lawyers are skilled in counseling clients as they navigate the legal and tax landscape affecting acquisitions and disposals of fields, new developments and financing techniques, efficient use of infrastructure and final decommissioning of fields. We are leaders in developing comprehensive legal strategies that
minimize risk while ensuring proper tax relief is achieved.