Jacob Gilkes


Jacob is Of Counsel in the tax team at CMS.  He joined Olswang in 2007 as a trainee before qualifying into the tax department.

Jacob advises on a broad range of direct and indirect tax issues. He has extensive experience in real estate transactions, including advising both UK and offshore clients on structures for property investment and development, joint ventures and acquisitions and disposals.

Jacob also provides structuring and transactional advice in relation to corporate sales and acquisitions, as well as advising both institutions and management teams on private equity transactions.

Published Works

Contact details

020 7067 3768 / Jacob.gilkes@cms-cmno.com

Areas of Practice


Year Qualified



LLM in Tax Law, Kings College, London
LPC, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham
LLB Hons Law with American Law, University of Nottingham, Nottingham


Stamp taxes practitioners group