Karl Mah is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the firm’s Tax Department. He joined Latham & Watkins in 2006 and currently serves on the firm’s Mentoring and Knowledge Management Committees. In addition, Mr. Mah is actively involved in the firm’s diversity initiatives and leads the London office’s Asian Lawyer Affinity Group. Mr. Mah was awarded the prestigious Institute Medal and LexisNexis Prize by the Chartered Institute of Taxation for achieving the highest score in the country in the May 2008 Institute examinations, which are considered to be the 'gold standard' among tax professionals in the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.
Mr. Mah acts for a broad range of corporate and financial clients, and his major practice area is focused on international and corporate tax matters. He has particular expertise in advising on the tax aspects of M&A and private equity deals, capital markets offerings and finance transactions.
Mr. Mah was recognised by Financial News as one of the “rising stars in the European legal profession” in 2015. The publication named Mr. Mah in its third annual Legal Services “40 Under 40” list, which identifies the “brightest up-and-coming lawyers aged under 40”.