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About Rose Swaffield

Rose is a senior associate in our London tax practice.  She advises a wide range of businesses on all areas of corporate tax law.  Much of her work has a cross-border dimension.

Rose’s work covers a range of sectors, including pharma, tech and financial institutions.  She has particular expertise in:

  • public and private M&A, joint ventures, IPOs and corporate financing transactions;
  • group tax planning, including structuring, reorganisations and demergers, and transfer pricing; and
  • tax disputes, including the tax treatment of regulatory fines, transfer pricing and diverted profit tax enquiries and EU tax State aid investigations.


Recent work

Rose’s experience includes advising:

  • CPP Investments on the establishment of a joint venture with Round Hill Capital, which will seek to acquire a European student accommodation portfolio of up to €1 billion initially, with scope to increase further over time. CPP is the majority equity partner and Round Hill will provide management services to the joint venture.
  • RAC, CVC Capital Partners and GIC on the sale of a stake in RAC, the UK’s biggest breakdown assistance provider, to Silver Lake Partners.



  • Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge - BA (Hons) Politics, Psychology and Sociology
  • BPP Law School - Graduate Diploma in Law  
  • BPP Law School - Legal Practice Course  

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor, England and Wales