Ashley Greenbank Partner

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. In that capacity he is active in making representations to and in consultations with Government and tax authorities on changes to existing legislation and new policy proposals. He is also a member of the committee of the British Branch of the International Fiscal Association and the organising committee for the IFA Congress in London in 2019.

What people are saying


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

Chambers UK 2022

"He knows his stuff extremely well and is really straightforward."

Chambers UK 2022

"He is a guru who is able to digest complex tax legislation and give us answers we can understand."

Chambers UK 2021

"He is very creative, measured and communicates very well."

Chambers UK 2021

"He's smart, thoughtful, creative and always a great pleasure to work with."

Chambers UK 2020

"The "excellent" Ashley Greenbank is accomplished in handling reorganisation and restructuring processes along with a wide range of M&A-related tax matters."

Chambers UK 2019

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