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James Gopsill


  • Location: Birmingham
  • Email: James Gopsill
  • Direct Telephone: +44 (0) 121 234 0178
  • Direct Fax: +44 (0) 121 234 0003
  • Mobile: +44 (0) 7790 582 748


James advises on all areas of corporate tax, real estate tax and share schemes. He has particular expertise on the taxation of real estate investment, real estate development and urban regeneration.


James is a consulting editor on VAT, stamp duties and stamp duty land tax for Lexis Nexis Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents. He is also a member of the VAT Practitioners Group and a member of Law Society Stamp Taxes Working Group.


Share option arrangements including EMI, CSOP, SIP, LTIP, JSOP, growth in value shares, unapproved options, EBTs, director’s loans, bonus and salary sacrifice schemes

Share sales and acquisition

Group reorganisations and demergers

Private equity/venture capital investments


James enjoys spending time with his family and a variety of sports. He also enjoys riding, walking and the outdoors generally.