Karl Pocock

Partner - Head of Corporate Tax

[Karl delivers] "pragmatic, commercial and technically correct advice".

Chambers [UK 2020]


Karl is a Partner and Head of Corporate Tax. He advises a wide range of clients including companies, entrepreneurs and not for profit organisations. Karl regularly advises on mergers and acquisitions, corporate reconstructions and demergers as well as employment taxation. He has a particular specialism advising on the taxation of property transactions, in particular in relation to SDLT and VAT. Karl is a member of the firm's Charity and Social Enterprise Team as well as the Strategic Land Team.

Karl is based in our Norwich office.

Other Information

Prior to joining Birketts Karl trained and qualified at an International law firm in London and later worked at a national firm. He qualified as a Solicitor in September 2002.

Karl is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2020] and appears on the elite Leading Lawyers list.

Karl is recommended and ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2020]. In this edition he is praised by clients for his ability to deliver "pragmatic, commercial and technically correct advice". 

Legal 500 UK 2020 - Leading Individual          Legal 500 UK 2020 Recommended Lawyer

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