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, employee incentives, and asset management structures, and resolution of disputes on related matters.

Bio

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

  • inversion transactions and other public takeover offers;
  • acquisitions and follow-up integrations of strategic target companies and businesses within large multinational groups;
  • restructurings and capital raising for investment banking and asset management groups;
  • 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;
  • reviewing existing and proposed share-based incentive arrangements for compliance with the U.K. disguised remuneration rules;
  • initial and follow-on U.K. listings of equity, debt and hybrid instruments;
  • the formation and operation of funds and advisory/management businesses and the investments made by those funds;
  • 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 Share Plan Lawyers, the Income Tax Sub-Committee of the Revenue Law Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales, and Working Group 2 within the HMRC modernization project on the taxation of corporate debt and derivative contracts. He serves as secretary of the U.K. branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), was a U.K. branch reporter for the IFA Global Congress 2013, chairs the British Branch of the Young IFA Network and is a member of the Organising Committee for the IFA Global Congress 2019 in London. Mr. Jupp is part of the Skadden Tax Group ranked in Band 1 in Chambers Global for Global Tax, and he is recommended as a leading practitioner in Chambers UK, with a client describing him as “one of the most considered and thoughtful tax lawyers I have encountered.”

 

Credentials

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, College of Law, 2002
  • M.A., University of Cambridge, 2000

Admissions

  • Solicitor, England & Wales