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David Gubbay

With over 20 years of corporate tax know-how, David Gubbay takes on some of the most complex tax matters for clients.

David has a broad-based practice covering all tax aspects of mergers, acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, demergers, flotations, re-organisations, capital raising and private equity, often with a cross border nature.

His investment fund work sees him advising both fund managers and funds on the establishment of open- and close-ended onshore and offshore funds. David also acts on a mix of property, finance, employment and incentives tax work.

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David Gubbay of RPC advises domestic and foreign clients on the tax elements of a broad range of transactions including acquisitions, sales, mergers and reorganisations. He is also adept at representing clients in relation to taxation concerns surrounding investment funds - Chambers UK 2016

Recommended - The Legal 500, 2015 edition

"Very responsive and practical, and you can understand his advice...an excellent tax lawyer with regard to fund structures" -
Chambers UK 2015


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Relevant work

Representing Mohamed Al Fayed's family trust in the sale of Fulham Football Club to Shahid Khan, the CEO of Flex-N-Gate Group and owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League

CBS Studios International - advising on its joint venture agreement to create CBS-branded channels from Chello Zone’s existing entertainment channels across 83 territories worldwide

Tilda Ltd - advising the leading rice products company and its shareholders on the sale of Tilda to the Hain Celestial Group Inc., a NASDAQ listed company

Northill Capital - advising on its acquisition of a majority stake in Longview Partners, a specialist asset management firm based in London and Guernsey

Travelex Plc - advising Travelex and its management shareholders on their £1bn sale to various Apax managed funds