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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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"advises owner-managed businesses and SMEs on corporate, employment and property tax matters" Chambers & Partners 2020

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"advises owner-managed businesses and SMEs on corporate, employment and property tax matters"

Chambers & Partners 2020

Haydn Rogan, who is also a chartered accountant, has an "excellent reputation" and is experienced in acting for owner-managed businesses and SME clients on employee incentives and corporate structuring. Rogan also advises overseas investors and international groups on restructuring matters.

Legal 500 2019

Haydn Rogan is "very well respected in the market." He assists SMEs and owner-managed businesses with corporate transactions, restructuring and employee incentives. One client enthuses: "His knowledge of tax warranties and indemnities is excellent and we're very happy with the work he's done for us."

Chambers & Partners 2019

The 'exceptional' Haydn Rogan has 'a fantastic reputation' and is also a chartered accountant. He has a particular specialism in advising owner-managed businesses and SMEs on corporate structuring and employee incentives.

Legal 500 2017

"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
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