Macfarlanes announces new tax partner hire

11 July 2022

Macfarlanes is pleased to announce that Sophie Donnithorne-Tait will be joining the firm later in the summer as a partner in its tax team.

Sophie advises on all aspects of UK corporate tax and has particular expertise in advising investment fund clients on the tax issues relating to the establishment of fund structures and asset management businesses, as well as on the tax implications of financial restructurings.

Sophie will join the firm from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld where she has been a partner for the past five years.

Sebastian Prichard Jones, Senior Partner comments: “Sophie is a very talented tax lawyer with an excellent market reputation. She will add further strength to our market leading tax practice and enhance our broader offering to alternative fund managers which brings together fund formation, transactional and advisory expertise.”