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John Taylor has a broad-based practice, involving both tax planning and controversy work. As a London-based partner in our Tax practice, John regularly advises clients on international transactions and planning. He also represents clients in connection with U.S. Internal Revenue Service and foreign revenue authority audits and controversies, including tax-related white-collar matters.

John has particular expertise in advising on complex international transactions. These include capital markets, derivatives and asset finance transactions, as well as mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He also provides guidance on real estate transactions, including project finance and infrastructure-related projects.

John has extensive experience representing financial institutions as well as sovereign wealth and other investment funds, including family offices. He is familiar with the tax and non-tax issues such clients regularly face.

In addition to transaction-related work, John represents clients in obtaining administrative relief from the IRS, especially in connection with IRS and foreign revenue authority audits and controversies. He is experienced in working with the U.S. Department of Justice on tax-related white-collar criminal matters.

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LL.M., New York University

J.D., The University of Tennessee

B.S., The University of Tennessee, summa cum laude

Law Society of England & Wales Registered Foreign Lawyer

North Carolina