Hamilton Forrest is a partner in the tax team at Fladgate.

He specialises in real estate taxation, investment structuring (including fund formation), corporate work (mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures etc.) both in the UK and overseas, employee tax, global mobility, incentive schemes and private capital for high net worth individuals.

Hamilton acts for a wide range of clients, including individuals, SMEs and large multinationals.

An example of one of the transactions on which he has advised is acting for Northern and Shell on the sale of Channel 5 to Viacom.

Hamilton is a member of the International Fiscal Association and the Stamp Duty Practitioners Group.

He qualified in 1999 and originally joined Fladgate as a partner in September 2008. After leaving the firm for a few years, he returned to Fladgate in September 2014.