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Rawlinson & Hunter appoints new tax team partner

The appointment signals the rapid expansion of Rawlinson’s already ‘well established’ US/UK transatlantic tax team led by Graeme Privett

Rawlinson and Hunter LLP has appointed Alex Jones as a partner in its US/UK transatlantic tax team, with effect from 1 December 2021.

Jones, who joins from EY Frank Hirth, has over 30 years of experience in US and UK personal tax, providing “complex” planning and assistance to high-net-worth
Individuals.

According to the firm, Jones’ specialist areas include: private equity, hedge funds and real estate funds, personal tax issues related to fund structuring and reward, and specialist advice for entertainment and sports clients.

The appointment signals the rapid expansion of Rawlinson’s already “well established” US/
UK transatlantic tax team led by Graeme Privett, and Jones’ remit will be to build on the
team’s “current success” by growing it further by adding new clients and recruiting new
team members.

Rawlinson said Jones’ “wide range of experience” and “specialist knowledge” also includes the UK/US double tax treaty, pension issues, the UK treatment of limited liability company (LLC) interests and carried interest.

Andrew Shilling, managing partner at Rawlinson and Hunter LLP, said: “Alex’s
considerable experience and skill will greatly enhance the strength we have in our US/
UK Transatlantic Tax Team.

“There has been a sharp increase in demand in recent years from our US clients in particular, for an integrated, transatlantic, tax advisory service, and Alex’s appointment will drive the Firm’s expansion into this rapidly growing and crucial
area of our business.”

Alex added: “Rawlinson has been serving private clients and businesses for nearly 90 years, and I hope to bring the same ethos and expertise to UK and internationally based American tax clients.”

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