David Thompson advises on the tax aspects of acquisitions and disposals, mergers, demergers, group reorganisations and reconstructions.  He also has extensive knowledge of management buyout and buy-in transactions and other private equity transactions and on tax aspects of commercial agreements, joint ventures, flotations, international transactions, property and private finance initiatives.

David also advises public companies, international corporations, owner-managed businesses, public sector bodies, educational institutions, charities, private sector bidders, developers, property investors and joint venture consortia.

David's experience includes stamp duty and VAT planning and he has contributed articles on VAT matters to tax publications. David has acted on VAT litigation at European Court level.