Kate Schmit

Kate Schmit

Partner

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Kate joined Stevens & Bolton LLP in 2008 having previously trained and worked in Manchester for Hammonds (now Squire Patton Boggs) for nine years.  She became a partner in 2010 and heads the corporate tax and equity incentives practice.

Kate has a broad tax practice with a particular interest in corporate tax, employee share schemes and employment-related taxation.  She has extensive experience of advising in relation to exit planning and reorganisations along with the negotiation of the documentation relating to corporate and private equity transactions.  Kate also provides advice in relation to VAT and stamp taxes as part of her practice. She also chairs the firms Innovation Working Group.

Kate is listed as a leader in her field by Chambers UK legal directory and her practice is top ranked in the Legal 500.  Chambers 2017 says Kate has “significant experience with equity incentives matters and is a popular choice as tax counsel for entrepreneurs on M&A, exit planning and reorganisation.” One client reports that she "provides extremely pragmatic tax advice and is able to distil and clearly articulate complex issues."

is a popular choice as tax counsel for entrepreneurs on M&A, exit planning and reorganisation

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