Jeremy Cape is a tax and public policy partner in the London office, advising on a wide range of issues, including M&A, private equity, finance, restructuring and insolvency, and VAT. He has substantial experience in both domestic and global matters, with specific expertise regarding emerging markets and Africa, counselling both governments and taxpayers. His current initiatives include helping businesses deal with the introduction of VAT in the Gulf in 2018 and helping both UK and international businesses plan for Brexit.

    Jeremy is frequently quoted and cited in media outlets, and is a regular speaker and presenter in the UK and abroad. He has been interviewed on BBC News and appears as a tax commentator on the financial TV channel CNBC. Jeremy also writes for numerous publications on a variety of subjects in the field of tax and policy. He was the winner of Tolley’s Tax Commentator of the year in 2018.

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    • College of Law, L.P.C., 1997
    • The University of Southampton, LL.B., 1996


    • England and Wales, 1999
    • Following outstanding client feedback, Jeremy was named as a star lawyer in the Acritas StarsTM global database, 2019: “Fantastic comprehension and understanding of UK tax legislation and an ability to interpret the advice from a cross-border perspective.”
    • Jeremy Cape is a noted expert on tax law in relation to corporate transactions, restructurings and financing. One client says, “He has more experience and knowledge of matters involving Africa than many advisers I’ve come across.” Chambers Global 2018
    • “Jeremy Cape has “market-leading knowledge of African tax matters”.” The Legal 500 EMEA 2016
    • “Jeremy Cape is a “commercially aware and highly responsive” tax expert.” Chambers Global 2016
    • “He is a creative guy, he tries to find solutions and is very personable.” Chambers Global 2015
    • “Jeremy is highly responsive and he has a very good business sense, both of which are very valuable attributes, and which distinguish him from others we have used in the past.” Tax Journal 40 Under 40 2012-13
    • “I feel I can pick up the phone for sensible commercial advice from him “there and then”; Jeremy is a very personable tax lawyer, with whom it is enjoyable to spend time.” Tax Journal 40 Under 40 2012-13
    • “He very quickly outlined the tax issues involved which included multiple parties and multiple tax jurisdictions. His work was thorough and precise.” Tax Journal 40 Under 40 2012-13

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