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Scoon, Iain

Iain Scoon


In Memoriam

Iain Scoon is a partner in the firm’s Tax Group, resident in London, and is a specialist in international and UK corporate taxation. He advises on the international and UK direct and indirect tax aspects of a wide range of matters, including: mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganisations; structured finance and securitisation; derivatives; domestic and international banking; project finance; real estate finance, development and investment; investment funds; capital markets issues; and tax investigations. Mr. Scoon is cited as a Leading Individual for corporate tax in The Legal 500 and as a leading corporate tax lawyer in Chambers Guide to the UK legal profession and The Legal Experts guide.

Selected Experience

  • Liberty Global, Inc., a leading international cable company, on its acquisition of Virgin Media, Inc. in a shares and cash merger transaction valued at approximately $23.3 billion
  • IntercontinentalExchange on its agreement to acquire NYSE Euronext, and the transition of clearing of the NYSE Liffe derivatives market to ICE Clear Europe
  • General Electric Company on its successful $4.3 billion bid to acquire the Avio group, an Italian headquartered developer and manufacturer of aerospace propulsion components and systems for civil and military aircraft
  • Tata Steel on its $469 million sale of Teesside Cast Products to Sahaviriya Steel Industries of Thailand and related joint venture to operate Redcar Wharf


  • University of St. Andrews, M.A., 1991



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