Edwin Coe is delighted to announce that Andrew Terry and Elena Solovyeva have joined as a Corporate Tax Partner and Associate respectively.

Andrew Terry is a qualified lawyer with over 33 years’ experience as an international corporate tax practitioner with detailed knowledge of the Russia/CIS market. Andrew advises businesses to ensure that their international corporate tax structuring is efficient. Furthermore Andrew advises the owners of these businesses in matters such as succession, the use of trusts and asset protection. Andrew’s breadth of experience in advising such clients covers areas such as pharma, hospitality/hotels, banking, oil and gas. Andrew is also experienced in the provision of advice during corporate transactions such as MBOs and M&As including the provision of VAT consultancy advice.

Elena Solovyeva is a Russian qualified lawyer and has worked alongside Andrew for 5 years. She deals with probate and succession issues taking into consideration Russian law, UK legal issues and conflicts of laws. Elena has assisted with setting up a multi-million pound endowment foundation in Russia and provides advice to a number of very prominent clients seeking options in relation to asset protection and succession. She also has experience in Russian litigation and interpretation of Bilateral Investment Treaties.

Edwin Coe’s Head of Tax, Frank Strachan commented “I am delighted to welcome Andrew and Elena to the Edwin Coe Tax team. They bring to the firm a new in-house capability for Corporate Tax advice and a wealth of expertise of advising in the Russian/CIS market to sit alongside our established tax dispute resolution, international personal tax advisory and tax compliance teams.



About Edwin Coe

Edwin Coe LLP is a commercial law firm based in the heart of London’s historic legal district in Lincoln’s Inn. Founded in 1913, we have grown from our litigation origins to become a thriving and dynamic practice, providing a comprehensive range of legal services to meet the needs of a wide variety of businesses, individuals and organisations based throughout the UK and overseas.

The firm consists of 38 partners and is a ranked 104 in the latest edition of The Lawyer ‘UK 200’ law firms. We provide legal services to an international and UK client base which includes public and private companies, multinationals, charities and not-for-profit organisations, as well as private clients. We are a traditional, high-quality law firm providing a personalised and integrated service across a wide range of commercial practice areas.

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