20 September 2016

Forsters welcomes new Tax partner Heather Corben

Forsters LLP, one of London’s leading private client and real estate firms, has appointed Heather Corben as a partner in its Tax practice.

Heather is a senior tax lawyer, with many years' experience advising clients on complex tax issues arising from corporate and real estate transactions and structures. She has advised a range of major property companies and funds including British Land, Axa REIM, Brockton Capital, LaSalle Investment Management, British Airways Pension Fund and Heron.

Heather was a partner for 19 years at King & Wood Mallesons (formerly SJ Berwin) and for 10 years was Head of Tax in the London office. She is ranked as a leading individual in The Legal 500.

Forsters has also announced the appointment of another new partner, Ben Barrison, who is joining the firm's Property Litigation team from DLA Piper. Both appointments will strengthen the firm's capability to advise a growing corporate and real estate client base.

Paul Roberts, Managing Partner at Forsters said: "We are delighted that Heather has agreed to join Forsters. Heather's experience and abilities are clear to see. She has a strong track record of advising on the structuring of major corporate and real estate transactions. She will strengthen our already excellent tax team which can only benefit from Heather's experience."

Heather Corben commented: "I am excited to be joining the tax team at Forsters. The firm has a great reputation for providing quality advice to a fantastic client base and I look forward to being part of the firm's continued growth."

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