Russell Hampshire

Russell Hampshire

Baker McKenzie
Not admitted to practice law in this jurisdiction


Russell is a Consultant in Baker McKenzie's Corporate Tax Department in London. Russell is a chartered accountant with 33 years' experience advising clients on their tax matters. Prior to joining the Firm, he spent sixteen years as a partner at a Big Four accounting firm.

Practice Focus

Russell advises a wide range of clients in relation to all aspects of their cross-border tax structuring. He has a particular focus on the UK DPT provisions, hybrid legislation and Offshore Receipts Tax legislation and regularly assists multinational companies with the design of their global holding, intellectual property and supply chain structures.

Russell frequently helps clients to resolve on-going controversies with HM Revenue and Customs.

Russell has been heavily involved in the OECD Base Erosion Profit Shifting initiative and the proposals for Taxation of the Digital Economy, assisting clients to determine the potential implications for their businesses.

With regard to industry focus Russell has primarily worked in the software and technology sector and the pharmaceutical sector.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA) - Member


  • University of Reading (Animal Behaviour) (1985)
  • University of Reading (Applied Zoology) (1982)