Dmitry Zapol

IFS United Kingdom

Areas of practice

  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Law

I am interested in the following jurisdictions

  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • France
  • Germany
  • Kazakhstan
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Russian Federation
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • USA

I can help with

I am a Russian-speaking international tax advisor with practical knowledge of the principles of individual and corporate international taxation and cross-border business planning. I have an excellent understanding of UK and Russian tax systems, particularly in dealing with international transactions and individual tax planning, particularly connected with immigration. I have a good understanding of the major European tax systems — Austria, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Switzerland. I am also a specialist in Russian corporate and commercial domestic legislation.

My clients are multinational SMEs, international entrepreneurs and HNWIs. I advise on cross-border tax-efficient business and investment structures and restructuring including commercial and residential real estate transactions. I deliver international tax solutions for cross-border intellectual property rights allocation and transfer pricing. I have significant practical experience addressing international residence and beneficial ownership issues. Many of my individual clients are high-net-worth Tier 1 Investors and Entrepreneurs coming to the UK.

I have spoken at numerous international conferences and taught international tax planning at the Law Faculty of Saint-Petersburg State University (SPbGU) and Moscow State Academy of Law named after Kutafin (MGYuA).

I have an excellent network of professional contacts across the US, Europe and the CIS. I speak English and Russian and I am fluent in French.

I am qualified to practice law in Russia.