OLIVER CURRALL leads Sidley’s UK Tax practice and co-heads the Tax group in Europe. Oliver advises on UK and international tax structuring, with a particular focus on cross-border private equity and M&A transactions, and the structuring and operation of global investment funds. Oliver advises major private equity sponsors on the tax aspects of their deals, as well as equity, hedge, and credit funds on the operation of UK management company and asset holding structures.
Oliver is a UK Chartered Tax Adviser, as well as a lawyer, and regularly works with local experts to deliver cross-border transaction and fund structuring tax advice.
Oliver has received acknowledgment from numerous industry ranking guides:
- Chambers UK 2024 – Ranked for Tax, where a client stated “Oliver understood what we were looking to achieve and the commercial context. He was balanced, pragmatic, and clear in his advice.”
- The Legal 500 UK 2024 – Ranked for Corporate Tax, with sources saying he “is smart, commercial, and works alongside you to get to the right place.”
- Chambers UK 2023 – Ranked for Tax, where clients describe him as “hard-working, responsive, and knowledgeable,” and note his “rare combination of highly technical and extremely commercial that makes him a brilliant tax adviser."
- The Legal 500 UK 2023 – Ranked for Corporate Tax, where Oliver is praised as a “first-class partner who combines deep technical knowledge with strong commercials to provide excellent, all round service.”