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Burges Salmon strengthens Corporate Tax Team

Burges Salmon strengthens Corporate Tax Team


Corporate law firm Burges Salmon welcomes Silvana Van der Velde as Director in its Corporate Tax team

Burges Salmon has expanded its Corporate Tax team with the appointment of Silvana Van der Velde as Director. Formerly a senior associate in the Tax Department at Travers Smith, Silvana brings extensive experience in corporate tax, with a primary focus on the private equity sector.

Silvana specialises in transactional tax, offering advisory services to a diverse clientele including investors, corporates, and management teams. Her expertise spans a wide range of M&A, structuring, and advisory tax matters, both in domestic and international contexts. Qualified in Scots law, Silvana is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Expressing her excitement about joining Burges Salmon, Silvana highlighted the firm's exceptional corporate tax services, impressive client base, and stellar team. She looks forward to contributing to the firm's growth strategy, delivering excellent client service, and enhancing its market profile.

Burges Salmon's Corporate Tax lawyers, known for their in-depth understanding of UK tax law and sector insight, provide top-tier legal advice. The team, including several chartered tax advisers, is renowned for delivering creative and effective solutions across various industry sectors. Their client base includes UK and international corporate entities, financial institutions, funds, and governmental bodies.

Ian Carnochan, a partner in Burges Salmon’s Corporate Tax team, expressed pleasure in welcoming Silvana to the team, emphasising her standing and wealth of experience. He believes Silvana's expertise in transactional tax matters will play a crucial role in the firm's growth and meeting client needs consistently.