Alex Jupp’s practice covers a broad range of U.K. and cross-border tax matters, with a particular focus on the tax aspects of corporate acquisitions, financings and restructurings, group structure planning, corporate relocations, and asset management structures, and resolution of disputes on related matters.


Mr. Jupp has represented a wide variety of clients in transactional and non-transactional planning, including in:

  • redomiciliation and inversion transactions and other public takeover offers;
  • acquisitions and follow-up integrations of strategic targets and businesses within large multinational groups;
  • restructurings and capital raising for investment banking and asset management groups, including by way of ICOs;
  • the design and implementation of asset or multinational corporation group holding structures;
  • structuring and setting-up U.K. operations and spin-outs for U.K. and non-U.K.-based enterprises and individuals;
  • designing and implementing global management equity plans and advising on U.K. tax aspects of U.S. equity plans;
  • initial and follow-on offerings of equity, debt and hybrid instruments;
  • the formation and operation of funds and advisory/management businesses and the investments made by those funds in traditional and crypto/fintech asset classes;
  • structuring for real estate investment in the U.K. and beyond; and
  • dispute and pre-dispute cases, particularly on diverted profits tax, transfer pricing matters, cross-border financings and investment structures.

Mr. Jupp is a member of the team named Best International Tax Team of the Year at the 2019 Tolley’s Taxation Awards. He also led the U.K. tax team on a recent cross-border combination that resulted in Skadden being awarded Transatlantic Tax Team of the Year by The American Lawyer and by Legal Week at the 2018 Transatlantic Legal Awards, as well as International Tax Review’s 2018 Americas Technology and Telecom Tax Deal of the Year. Mr. Jupp is part of the Skadden Tax Group ranked in Band 1 in Chambers Global for Global Tax, in Band 2 in World Tax for U.K. Tax and named Tax Group of the Year for 2018 and 2019 by Law360. He also is recommended as a leading practitioner in World Tax, Chambers Global and Chambers UK, with clients describing him as “able to apply his expertise to particular situations in a timely way” who has “excellent experience and is very commercially astute with deep international tax knowledge.” Mr. Jupp also has been named as the leading practitioner in Mergerlinks’ Top Tax Lawyers in EMEA rankings.

Mr. Jupp chairs the British branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA). He was the branch’s secretary from 2016-19 and U.K. branch reporter and an organising committee member for the IFA’s 2013 and 2019 global congresses, respectively. He also is a member of Share Plan Lawyers, as well as the Income Tax Subcommittee of the Revenue Law Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales, and was a member of Working Group 2 within the HM Revenue and Customs’ modernisation project on the taxation of corporate debt and derivative contracts.



  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, 2002
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, 2001
  • M.A., University of Cambridge (Hons), 2000


  • Solicitor, England & Wales