Charles Goddard

Charles Goddard is a partner in specialist corporate tax practice, Rosetta Tax LLP. A solicitor with more than 15 years' experience, he advises on all U.K. corporate taxes on a broad range of commercial and business contexts. He has extensive experience advising U.K. and international clients on mergers and acquisitions work, restructurings, real estate transactions including joint ventures, real estate finance, finance leasing, Islamic finance and structured finance transactions.

He has been recommended by both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners ("an excellent deal adviser").  He has been a partner in the Corporate Tax team of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and qualified at Slaughter and May.  He is the author of the Losses chapter in Tolleys Tax Planning and the PLC guide to the UK tax aspects of Islamic Finance.

Charles has wide experience of advising on a range of corporate and finance transactions.  His clients range from multinational blue-chip institutions to private individuals.  The transactions on which he has advised include corporate M&A deals, real estate transactions, joint ventures, financing transactions (including Islamic finance, structured finance and leasing), and insolvency and restructuring deals.

Legal Practice Course, College of Law, Guildford (1996)
Law Conversion Course, College of Law, Guildford (1995)
B.A., St Hugh's College, Oxford University (1994)

Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Portfolios:
7400 T.M., Business Operations in the United Kingdom (co-author)