Gary Stokes Tax director

Gary advises on a broad range of tax and structuring matters with a focus on private equity, M&A and cross border transactions.

Gary has extensive experience in advising top-tier and mid-tier private equity funds on their UK and international transactions, including due diligence and structuring for large private equity and corporate acquisitions, disposals, initial public offerings, public to privates, bond issuances, refinancings and group reorganisations.

Gary spent two years from 2017-19 in New York primarily advising US inbound funds and corporates on UK transactions, and much of what Gary does has a cross border element.

Gary is a Chartered Accountant and was previously a director at a deals tax team in a Big Four firm prior to joining Macfarlanes.

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