Goodwin, a global law firm, has announced that David Irvine will join the firm’s tax practice as a partner in the London office.
Irvine has over 20 years of experience representing multi-asset managers, and management teams on the “domestic and international aspects of fund structuring”, tax-efficient incentivisation arrangements and tax issues associated with investment programs.
He is also widely recognised as a “market leader” advising on the tax aspects of financing and restructuring transactions, particularly in the context of financially troubled debtors.
Laura Charkin, partner in Goodwin’s tax practice, said: “The ongoing growth of our tax team in the UK has been driven by our clients’ continued trust in us to work alongside them on their most important matters,.”
“A partner of David’s caliber and technical expertise, with two decades of experience operating at the top of the market, is a great addition to the practice and we are delighted he has decided to join us.”
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Michael Halford, head of private investment funds practice for Europe and Asia at Goodwin, added: “David’s incredibly strong track record advising on fund formations and investments and the tax aspects of corporate restructurings aligns perfectly with the needs of our clients operating at the intersection of capital and innovation.”