Jamie Crawford has joined Dorsey & Whitney LLP as a Partner in the Tax practice group in London, the international law firm announced today.

“Jamie brings years of experience with UK law firms, particularly advising on corporate-related tax matters across a wide range of transactions and industries,” said Bill Stoeri, Managing Partner of Dorsey & Whitney. “Jamie’s sector experience aligns well with the core of our Firm’s industry focus, and is an excellent addition to Dorsey’s international platform.”

Jamie’s practice covers a range of corporate, shareholder and employment-related tax matters. He handles tax matters across a wide range of transactions including M&A, private equity, corporate reorganizations, funds, and international tax. Jamie is experienced in structuring employee incentives and share plans for key managers and employees more generally, and advises clients regularly on share valuation issues. Jamie also advises on all aspects of UK real estate tax, on VAT, and on stamp taxes.

Jamie joins Dorsey from Gateley Legal, where he was partner and Head of Tax & Employee Incentives. He received his LLB from the University of Glasgow and his LLM from the University of Edinburgh.

“Demand for high quality tax advice continues to increase, despite the uncertain post-pandemic economic outlook,” said Jamie Crawford. “With the tax landscape constantly changing and evolving, it is vital that we continue to provide our clients with the clear tax advice they need to navigate commercial pressures successfully.

“Dorsey & Whitney's reputation in providing tax advice is outstanding. I have worked with clients across a number of the sectors within which Dorsey specializes, and I am really looking forward to being part of the team here in the UK helping clients, at the same time as providing a tax structuring 'gateway' for US clients coming to the UK and continental Europe."

Fabrizio Carpanini, Co-Head of Dorsey & Whitney’s London office, said: “Recent months have demonstrated the value of legal insight in tax matters, so we need to keep building our expertise to ensure we offer our clients the advice they need to make the right decisions for their business.Jamie’s skills will greatly complement our knowledgeable and highly skilled specialist deal team. He brings a wealth of experience and has an excellent track record in all matters related to tax. His appointment will support our ambitions to continue growing our footprint here in the UK and continental Europe.”