Simon Swann is a partner in the Ashurst tax department in London. He advises on all forms of corporate tax within a particular emphasis on real estate taxes. From 2003 to 2004 he was seconded to the then Inland Revenue Stamp Taxes Policy & Statute Team to develop and implement Stamp Duty Land Tax and in 2008 Simon was seconded to the property structured finance division of RBS.

Simon is a member of the Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group and the British Property Federation’s VAT Committee.