Damien Crossley Partner

Damien is head of the tax and reward group. He advises on a broad range of tax and structuring matters but specialises in the formation of private funds and advising investment managers on their house and remuneration structures and on the structuring of their investment transactions.

Damien’s clients are, in the main, investment fund managers who he advises on their house, fund and investment structuring. He has a particular expertise in the structuring and operation of private equity and private credit funds and on their carried interest and co-investment arrangements. Damien also advises a number of clients on the efficient structuring of their global private equity and special opportunity investments.

Damien spent a year on secondment at a leading law firm in New York practising US tax and most of his work has an international dimension.

Damien is a chartered tax adviser and regularly speaks and writes on tax matters. 

Damien is a member of the AIMA tax committee.

What people are saying


"Damien Crossley is an 'outstanding tax partner' and 'very proactive, client-friendly and commercial'."

Chambers UK 2018

"Super smart and always available, with great general knowledge of legal matters."

Chambers UK 2017

"Peers describe him as 'very practical and a problem solver', reporting that 'our clients are always very impressed when he is on the other side'."

Chambers UK 2016

"'... such a bright young star. He has got a really lovely sunny personality and is very funny, and so smart. I’ve come to expect intelligence and creativity from him'.."

Chambers Global 2016

"His clients say: 'He is brilliant - very knowledgeable on the tax universe and extremely adept at finding solutions'."

Chambers UK 2016

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