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Dominic Foulkes


Advises on U.K. tax issues, including in connection with M&A, finance, intellectual property and capital markets transactions.

Dominic advises on U.K. tax issues across the firm's practice, including in connection with corporate acquisitions and reorganizations, corporate and structured finance, intellectual property and capital markets transactions.


Experience highlights

Recent transactions have included advising:

  • The underwriters on the secondary offering of American Depositary Shares of Endava plc
  • Neovia Logistics on its $765m financing and recapitalization
  • Mereo BioPharma Group plc on Its Combination with OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Comcast Corporation on its £22 billion cash offer for Sky plc
  • Vanke Service on its investment in Cushman & Wakefield plc
  • The underwriters on the $145 million IPO of Endava plc
  • IHS Markit on its $1.25 billion senior notes offering
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland on its £2 billion notes offering
  • Charles Taylor on its placing of shares
  • BBA Aviation on its debut $500 million senior notes offering
  • Temenos on its $1.4 billion recommended cash offer for Fidessa
  • Hudson Ltd on its $748.9 million IPO
  • The underwriters on the $731.5 million IPO of Gates Industrial Corporation plc
  • An ad hoc group of prepetition senior secured lenders in connection with the successful chapter 11 restructuring of Expro International Group Holdings Limited
  • Ensco on its $1 billion senior notes offering and concurrent tender offer
  • ContourGlobal on its IPO and LSE listing
  • The underwriters on the IPO of Charter Court Financial Services plc
  • Oxford Immunotec Global on its offering of ordinary shares
  • The initial purchasers in connection with a $17.5 billion notes offering by British American Tobacco
  • The administrative agent in connection with a $1.5 billion revolving credit facility provided to Molson Coors Brewing Company
  • Millicom on the combination of its operations in Ghana with Bharti Airtel
  • Genuine Parts Company on its $2 billion acquisition of Alliance Automotive Group
  • Verisk Analytics on its £250 million acquisition of Sequel from Hg Capital and other shareholders
  • Astra Zeneca as Special Tax Counsel on its strategic collaboration with MerckNatura on its acquisition of The Body Shop from L’Oréal
  • Astra Zeneca on the sale of its antibiotics division to Pfizer
  • Technip on its $13 billion merger with FMC Technologies
  • TeliaSonera on its $1.03 billion sale of its 60.4% ownership in Ncell to Axiata Group and the sale of its interest in Tcell to AKFED
  • The joint bookrunning managers on an SEC registered offering of ordinary shares of Ensco plc
  • Markit on its $13 billion merger with IHS
  • Dialog Semiconductor on its proposed $4.6 billion acquisition of Atmel
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M.Sc., Taxation Law, University of Oxford
  • Top of university
  • with distinction
B.A., Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Durham University
  • Student-in-Residence Scholar (2004)
  • Student-in-Residence Scholar (2005)
  • first-class honours
Professional history
  • Counsel, 2019-present
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 2013-2019
  • Allen & Overy, 2009-2013
Qualifications and admissions
  • England and Wales
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