Laura joined Nabarro in March 2008 having previously worked in the employee incentives team of a Magic Circle law firm. She specialises in employee incentive schemes and employment tax issues generally.
Laura’s experience includes advising quoted and unquoted companies on structuring, establishing and operating all forms of employee incentive schemes (including HMRC-approved schemes). She advises on employer and employee tax, company law, corporate governance and regulatory issues arising out of such schemes. Laura also advises on disguised remuneration and the operation of employee benefit trusts.
Laura’s corporate experience includes advising on the employee incentive aspects of business and company sales and purchases, compliance with the Takeover Code and Listing Rules and related employee and employer tax issues). In addition, Laura has considerable experience of advising on management tax issues and structuring management incentives (including Enterprise Management Incentive options and the award of restricted, nil- or partly-paid shares).
Laura also advises on the taxation of employees and directors, including PAYE, National Insurance contributions and capital gains tax issues that arise on termination of employment or office and on the relocation of overseas employees to the UK and salary sacrifice arrangements.