Emma Game

Senior Counsel

Emma advises on all areas of tax law, including

- structuring and other tax aspects of M&A, joint ventures, demergers and IPOs

- standalone tax advisory work, such as group reorganisations and the taxation of incentives arrangements for individuals

- tax enquiries and disputes.

She also leads our pensions tax practice, advising employers and trustees on all aspects of pensions taxation, including pension funding structures.

Highlights include advising:

  • GSK on the demerger of its consumer healthcare business to form Haleon (having previously advised on the creation of GSK’s global consumer healthcare joint ventures with Novartis and Pfizer)
  • the John Lewis Partnership on its £500m residential rental homes joint venture with abrdn
  • a large UK employer on the establishment of an unregistered life assurance plan
  • Walmart on the c. £3.8 billion buy-in of the Asda Group Pension Scheme with Rothesay Life
  • trustees and employers on the application of unauthorised payment charges in various circumstances, such as pension funding structures and loans to schemes
  • Bupa on its agreement to sell part of its UK care home business to HC-One