Elizabeth Small


Barrister (non practising) - Lincoln’s Inn - Called to the Bar - 1991

The Law Society

The Chartered Institute of Taxation

Elizabeth Small

Partner, Corporate

Elizabeth is a transactional lawyer who specialises in real estate and corporate tax.  She has over 20 years of extensive restructuring and M&A experience, including complex share arrangements.  Her experience includes work for major property companies, developers, funds and other corporate property vehicles, with particular reference to the interaction of different tax issues including VAT and SDLT.

Elizabeth's approach is to work in a collaborative manner with colleagues, other professional advisers and intermediaries to produce clear and concise tax advice on complex transactions which often require consideration of a broad range of demanding and sometimes competing tax issues.  Her experience includes advice to property developers, hotel groups, pension funds, high net worths and developing Bitcoin sector.

Elizabeth's experience includes working as a chartered tax adviser at KPMG followed by spells at Taylor Wessing and Halliwells.  Elizabeth joined Forsters as a partner in 2009.



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