BDO has bolstered it financial services tax team with the appointment of Kevin Cummings as tax partner.
Cummings, who spent almost a decade in law firm Allen and Overy’s tax department, will help lead the firm’s growth in banking, capital markets and asset management, BDO said.
After qualifying as a lawyer with Allen and Overy in 1999, Cummings joined Berwin Leighton Paisner as a tax partner in 2008.
His experience includes structured lending and investment, treasury matters, all forms of financial instrument and derivatives taxation, and traditional and alternative asset management.
Angela Foyle, partner and head of financial services tax at BDO, said: “He brings in-depth knowledge of a specialist tax environment which our clients will value and benefit from.”
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