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Gareth was head of the King & Wood Mallesons’ SJ Berwins Tax practice in London and the co-head of its EUME Tax practice. He was also head of King & Wood Mallesons’ Global Employee Benefits Practice.

He advises on domestic and cross-border M&A for private equity houses, management teams and public and private companies across a number of sectors. He also advises on private equity fund establishments, co-investments and carried interest arrangements. He also advises on the tax aspects of corporate finance transactions, corporate restructurings, venture capital transactions, real estate transactions, hedge fund structures and tax disputes.


  • England and Wales
  • Ireland (Non-Practising)

  • Foreign Lawyer Forum Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Taxation
  • Irish International Business Network

Awards & Recognition

  • Legal 500 (Corporate Tax): “Gareth Amdor has significant experience in the private equity sector”
  • Legal 500 (Corporate Tax): “ Gareth Amdor is very personable, explains concepts and workflows carefully. He has found solutions to issues, both from a legal and practical perspective”.
  • Legal 500 (Corporate tax): Gareth Amdor’s team...regularly handles complex tax structuring mandates for the firm’s private equity and investment fund clients [such as Bowmark and Ardian]”
  • Legal 500 (Corporate tax): “[Gareth Amdor is] very clear with detailed technical knowledge"
  • Legal 500 (Corporate tax): “Gareth Amdor acts for a broad client base, including private equity houses, on corporate transactions and restructurings”
  • Listed, Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Tax 2022
  • Winner of the 2021 Lawyer Network Annual Awards in the "Transactional Tax Lawyer of the Year in England" category
  • Recognised in the Tax Director’s Handbook
  • Part of a team that won “Commercial Team of the Year” at the British Legal Awards for its advice to Universal on the reorganisation of EMI’s Recorded Music business and the subsequent sale of the Parlophone Label Group to Warner Music