Rob Sharpe

Partner Tax
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP


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

Rob advises on the UK and international tax aspects of a broad range of transactions, including public and private M&A transactions, reorganisations and corporate finance. Rob is also experienced in advising on contentious tax matters and tax litigation.


Thought Leadership


“Libra 2.0: Taxing Problems Remain,” Tax Journal, April 2020

“Facebook’s Libra Currency: The Tax Issues Ahead,” Tax Journal, July 2019

“The EC’s Group Finance Exemption State Aid Ruling,” Tax Journal, April 2019

“Kyte: When Does a Settlement Agreement Bind HMRC?,” Tax Journal, June 2018

“Can the UK CFC Rules Survive the EC’s State Aid Investigation?,” Tax Journal, November 2017


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2013, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales
  • 2011, New York


  • Harvard Law SchoolLL.M.2010
  • Trinity Hall, University of CambridgeM.A., Law2009