James Seddon

Partner Tax
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


James Seddon is a corporate tax partner in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP.

He has a broad practice, covering the taxation of corporate, finance and restructuring transactions across a range of sectors.

Alongside his significant experience in M&A, capital markets and restructuring transactions, James also has valuable experience in contentious and employment-related tax issues, group reorganisations and reconstructions, fund structuring, secondary transactions, and real estate development and investment.


Thought Leadership


“VAT Focus – Bookit/NEC: End of the Line for Card Handling Fees?,” Tax Journal, June 2016

“Summer Finance Bill – The Debt and Derivative Rules,” Tax Journal, July 2015


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2012, Admitted to practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • BPP Law School, LondonLegal Practice Course2010
  • City Law SchoolGraduate Diploma in Law2009
  • Keble College, University of OxfordM.Sc., Chemistry2008