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Hilary Barclay

T: +44 20 7809 2332 M: +44 78 0189 5376 Email Hilary | Vcard Office: London

Hilary Barclay Senior associate

Contact details

Hilary Barclay

Hilary Barclay
Senior associate

T: +44 20 7809 2332 M: +44 78 0189 5376 Email Hilary | Vcard Office: London

Hilary has considerable experience of a broad range of corporate tax matters. She has particular expertise in corporate and financing transactions, reorganisations and group tax advice.
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Hilary advises on mergers and acquisitions, debt financing and debt capital markets arrangements and reorganisations. She also provides ongoing group tax advice for domestic and multinational corporate groups.

Hilary is a member of the City of London Law Society Revenue Law Committee, the LexisPSL Tax Editorial Consulting Board, the International Bar Association (including the IBA Taxes Committee) and the International Fiscal Association.

  • Corporate
  • Finance
  • Tax

Acquisition of marketing agency

Advising a leading marketing agency on the UK tax aspects of its acquisition by a US private equity firm.

Post-acquisition restructuring

Advising a US Fortune 500 group on the UK tax aspects of its post-acquisition restructuring of a €21 billion group.

M&A

Advising a FTSE 100 group on a number of acquisitions and disposals.

Pre-IPO planning

Advising the shareholders of a privately owned multinational group on pre-IPO planning.

More: Corporate

Corporate lending

Advising UK and international banks, alternative lenders and borrowers on the UK tax aspects of primary and secondary senior and mezzanine financing arrangements, including acquisition finance, real estate finance and fund financing.

Pension fund senior senior financing transactions

Advising one of the UK's biggest pension funds on the UK tax aspects of an arrangement to provide £2.5 billion senior debt finance to global private equity and asset management companies.

Venn LLP - Private Rental Scheme

Advising Venn LLP on the tax aspects of the Government's £3.5 billion Private Rental Scheme, including an innovative securitisation structure and associated capital markets and financing transactions.

Murabaha financing

Advising a luxury hotel group on the UK tax aspects of its £800 million senior murabaha refinancing.

More: Finance

Senior tax advisor with experience in a broad range of matters including M&A, financing, reorganisations and group tax advice.

Acquisition of marketing agency

Advising a leading marketing agency on the UK tax aspects of its acquisition by a US private equity firm.

Post-acquisition restructuring

Advising a US Fortune 500 group on the UK tax aspects of its post-acquisition restructuring of a €21 billion group.

Pension fund senior financing transactions

Advising one of the UK's biggest pension funds on the UK tax aspects of an arrangement to provide £2.5 billion senior debt finance to global private equity and asset management companies.

Venn LLP - Private Rental Scheme

Advising Venn LLP on the tax aspects of the Government's £3.5 billion Private Rental Scheme and associated capital markets and financing transactions.

Corporate lending and borrowing

Advising lenders and borrowers on the tax aspects of primary and secondary corporate financing arrangements including acquisition finance, real estate finance, leveraged buyouts and fund financing.

Group reorganisations

Advising a privately owned multinational group on a number of significant reorganisations, including working with transfer pricing economists to determine the appropriate pricing for intra-group services.

Group tax advice

Providing ongoing tax advice to domestic and multinational groups.

More: Tax

  • Hotels and leisure
  • Consumer
  • Funds and financial services
  • Banks and banking

Murabaha financing 

Advising a luxury hotel group on the UK tax aspects of its £800 million senior murabaha refinancing.

Group reorganisation

Advising a multinational hotel group on UK tax and governance aspects of a proposed reorganisation.

Hotel financing and reorganisation

Advising a major US based lender on a £200 million senior financing for a hotel group and a related borrower group reorganisation.

More: Hotels and leisure

Joint venture

Advising a consumer credit provider on the restructuring of a joint venture.

IPO

Advising the shareholders of a privately owned multinational group on the UK tax aspects of an initial public offering in the telecoms sector.

Intellectual property

Advising consumer-facing corporate clients on the UK tax aspects of owning and licensing trade marks and other intellectual property assets.

More: Consumer

Alternative lenders

Advising debt funds on primary and secondary financing transactions, including the acquisition of senior and mezzanine debt portfolios and sub-participations.

Venn LLP - Private Rental Scheme

Advising Venn LLP on the tax aspects of the Government's £3.5 billion Private Rental Scheme, including an innovative securitisation structure and associated capital markets and financing transactions.

Pension fund senior financing transactions

Advising one of the UK's biggest pension funds on the UK tax aspects of an arrangement to provide £2.5 billion senior debt finance to global private equity and asset management companies.

More: Funds and financial services

Corporate lending

Advising UK and international banks and borrowers on the UK tax aspects of primary and secondary senior and mezzanine financing arrangements, including acquisition finance, real estate finance and fund financing.

Hotel financing and reorganisation

Advising a major US lender on a £200 million senior financing for a hotel group and a related borrower group reorganisation.

Private securitisation

Advising a US investment bank on a structured credit facility for a financial services provider.

Murabaha financing 

Advising a luxury hotel group on the UK tax aspects of its £800 million senior murabaha refinancing.

More: Banks and banking

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