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James Hill is a partner in the London office of Mayer Brown's Tax and Employment & Benefits practices.
He focuses on the corporate taxation aspects of mergers and acquisitions, group reorganisations, and corporate finance. He advises clients on a wide range of tax issues including the tax consequences of selling businesses, structures for business acquisitions, intra-group transfers of businesses, international structures and treaty claims, solvent and insolvent reconstructions, tax issues arising on the exploitation of IP, partnership structures, the taxation of debt and venture capital investments.
James also focuses on the employment tax consequences of share incentives, carried interest arrangements, bonus plans, and other benefits. He advises clients on various employment related tax matters including share options, long term incentive plans, flowering shares, employee benefit trusts, the taxation of termination payments, internationally mobile employees, disguised remuneration and the bank payroll tax.