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Haydn is a tax partner who provides tax advice and support across all the commercial practice areas. He is a dual-qualified solicitor and chartered accountant with 20 years experience advising on corporate, employment and property tax issues. Haydn has regularly been recommended in Legal 500 and Chambers for his commercial and practical tax advice and has extensive experience in advising management teams, companies, private equity houses and investors on a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions, ranging from mergers, acquisitions, reconstructions and disposals to the structuring of tax efficient joint ventures and investments.

Haydn has particular expertise in advising on the design and implementation of a broad range of employee share schemes and equity incentive arrangements including unapproved and approved share option schemes, growth share schemes, phantom options and nil and partly paid shares.

In addition Haydn regularly advises both public and private sector clients on the tax aspects (and tax efficient structuring) of land and property transactions (ranging from SDLT and VAT to capital allowances and the Construction Industry Scheme), having acted for numerous local authorities, registered social landlords, retailers, developers and private landowners on a wide range of projects ranging from large scale regeneration projects and joint ventures to refurbishment projects and lease renewals and renegotiations.


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"Haydn Rogan of Weightmans is praised by peers as a "very effective" practitioner. He regularly advises public and private businesses on a range of tax matters. His practice is boosted by his experience as a chartered tax accountant."

Chambers & Partners 2016

"Haydn Rogan of Weightmans frequently acts for owner-managed businesses and SMEs to provide advice on corporate, property and employment tax matters. His recent work includes advising the shareholders of Side UK on taxes associated with its sale to Pole to Win, an international gaming provider. He receives praise from market participants for being "pragmatic and easy to deal with.""

Chambers and Partner 2017