Jessica KempPartner at TRAVERS SMITH (UK)
Jessica is a partner in Travers Smith's Tax Department specialising in a wide range of tax issues.
Jessica's practice includes advising on mergers and acquisitions in both the public and private space, advising corporates, private equity houses, investee companies, and management teams on a wide range of transactional, structural, and incentive-based issues. She also provides ongoing advisory work to a wide range of clients including in relation to enquiries and disputes.
Jessica is president of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) Tax Law Commission and is an officer of the Taxes Committee of the International Bar Association. She is a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Taxation. Jessica also sits on the editorial board of Thomson Reuter's Taxnet Pro.
Jessica has been shortlisted as a 'Rising Star' by We are the City and her work has been published by AIJA, the IBFD and Tax Journal.
Before joining Travers Smith Jessica worked as a legal professional in Dubai and as a death penalty defender in Malawi. She read law at Merton College Oxford and Harvard Law School.
Jessica is listed as a 'Next Generation Partner' in The Legal 500 2020