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Hilary Barclay

Hilary Barclay Senior counsel


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Hilary has considerable experience of corporate tax matters including public and private M&A, financing transactions, derivatives, corporate reorganisations and group tax structuring, including transfer pricing and HMRC investigations.

She speaks regularly at conferences, has published articles in a number of tax and other journals and is a contributor to Tolley's Corporation Tax Annuals.

Hilary is a member of the Loan Market Association's Tax Committee, the City of London Law Society's Revenue Law Committee and the International Fiscal Association.

Recent highlights include advising:

  • ICAP on its acquisition of TriOptima and the iSwap joint venture;
  • the Virgin Group shareholders on the tax aspects of the initial public offering of Virgin Mobile USA, Inc;
  • Ceres Power Holdings plc on a placing on AIM;
  • a major corporate group on a significant reorganisation;
  • a multi-national group on its transfer pricing policy and the provision of intra-group services;
  • lenders and borrowers on various types of financing arrangements, including acquisition finance and structured finance transactions; and
  • corporate groups and funds in relation to their derivative contracts.