Ashley Greenbank Senior Advisor

Ashley advises on the full range of corporate tax issues, but particular specialisations include the corporate tax aspects of UK and cross-border corporate finance and M&A transactions, group tax planning and dispute resolution.

Ashley also advises companies on group structuring and strategic tax planning (including corporate residence, permanent establishment, transfer pricing and CFC issues) and assists our private client group on corporate tax aspects of structuring issues for substantial privately held groups.

Ashley also has broad experience in handling disputes with tax authorities. He is a Deputy High Court Judge, a Deputy Judge in the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery) and a CEDR accredited mediator.

Ashley is a former chair of the Tax Law Committee of the Law Society and a member of its Corporation Tax Sub-Committee. He is also a member of the committee of the British Branch of the International Fiscal Association and its representative on the committee of the European Region of the International Fiscal Association.

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"Ashley is the gold standard for both broad M&A experience and practicality - it's a relief when he turns up because he is just that good."

Chambers UK 2023

"Ashley Greenbank is essentially the smartest man on earth and so any thorny problem is child’s play."

Legal 500 2023

"He is brilliant technically, very responsive and fun to work with."

Chambers UK 2022