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Ronnie Brown

Ronnie Brown

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Ronnie is head of our corporate tax practice.  He brings a commercial approach to a highly technical area, offering sensible solutions to achieving tax efficient results. 

Ronnie's practice covers corporate and real estate transactions together with providing tax support to our employment, pensions and construction teams.  In addition to overseeing his team’s delivery of transactional support, Ronnie provides front-end strategic advice in a practical and holistic way. 

Recent work highlights include the following:

  • providing tax support to the £285m takeover by a US client of a Scottish whisky company;
  • providing Scots tax law advice and support on the £217m sale of Dobbies Garden Centres by Tesco to our private equity clients;
  • providing tax advice and support to a Scottish based engineering company on its $114m acquisition of a Singapore based company;
  • providing structuring and transactional tax advice to owners of a Scottish IT company on its sale to a major US headquartered global technology business;
  • advising a Scottish-based major UK public body upon its implementation of a system to identify and manage off payroll working arrangements taken on by it;
  • advising a major Scottish housebuilder client on all tax aspects of two forward funded student residence construction projects in England;
  • providing structural and transactional tax advice to a Scottish university upon the disposal of its former site for residential development.

Ronnie is a member of the Law Society of Scotland Tax Committee and serves as Convener of its Business and Property Taxes sub-committee. He is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the VAT Practitioners Group, the Scottish Property Federation Tax Committee and the Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group.


Ronnie Brown




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