Tim Crosley

United Kingdom

Memery Crystal LLP
44 Southampton Buildings
London WC2A 1AP
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7421 7376
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7242 2058

Email: tcrosley@memerycrystal.com
Web: www.memerycrystal.com

Tim is Head of Tax and Employee Incentives at Memery Crystal. He has extensive experience in many areas of corporate and property tax work, including VAT and stamp duty/SDLT, advising companies and individuals on company and business acquisitions and sales, joint ventures, reorganisations, mergers and demergers. He regularly advises on share incentives and other executive reward schemes, both domestic and international.

Tim has been listed as a leading individual in the field of tax law in each edition of Chambers UK since 2007, where he is described as “practical and commercial” and where one interviewee praised him as “very passionate about tax and that comes across. He is able to break it down and explain it at a basic level, and with that enthusiasm I didn’t feel I was being lectured to”. Tim has also been listed as a leading individual for UK tax in the 2013 and 2014 editions of Chambers Europe and in the 2014 edition of Chambers Global. Tim has also been ranked in Chambers Europe 2015 for Tax.

Tim is a long-standing member and ex-chairman of the QCA Tax Committee and continues to take a leading role in lobbying the government on reforming CGT and for changes to venture capital and enterprise investment schemes which continue to involve meetings with MPs and HM Treasury.

Tim continues to sit on the Law Society’s Corporation Tax Sub-Committee and the Law Society’s Stamp Taxes Sub-Committee. He also remains a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation’s Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group.

Tim lectures externally for CLT (Central Law Training) and LexisNexis and has had articles recently published in the New Law Journal and the British Tax Review.

Tim joined Memery Crystal in 2006 from Clyde & Co. Prior to that he spent nine years at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

The expertise, skill and wealth of experience of our Tax Team means that we offer the most pragmatic and intelligent advice, service and solutions to our clients.

Based on experience and close liaison with the corporate, real estate and other departments of the firm, our tax team offers top quality and practical tax advice and solutions tailored to each client’s commercial objectives.

Memery Crystal’s Tax Team offers expertise in the broad range of UK corporate and transactional taxes including stamp duties and VAT; in areas of individual residence and domicile; double tax treaty issues; UK individuals with overseas income; non-UK residents with UK property and income, and the non-resident landlord’s scheme.

Memery Crystal is an independent law firm of trusted, commercially aware advisers with a reputation for providing high quality, value adding advice to businesses and individuals.

We have a strong internal culture, based upon a set of core values, which underpins our individuality, our emphasis on long-term client relationships and our collegiate and entrepreneurial approach.

We act for a broad range of clients, from individual entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses, to City institutions and multi-national corporations.

We offer a partner-led service and pride ourselves on the strength of our client relationships. We set ourselves apart from our competitors through our pragmatism and pro-activity.

We have a strong international focus, which we see as vital to our vision of remaining independent in a global economy. We have considerable cross-border transactional and dispute resolution experience and have built strong relationships with other independent law firms around the world.

Our key strength lies in the quality of our people. We seek to recruit and retain leading individuals, who provide the highest level of service to our clients.

“The “practical and commercial” Tim Crosley of Memery Crystal LLP “is very passionate about tax and that comes across. He is able to break it down and explain it at a basic level, and with that enthusiasm I didn’t feel I was being lectured to,” explains one interviewee.”
Chambers & Partners UK, 2015