New partner hire real estate and construction

RSM has strengthened its real estate and construction team with the appointment of Irfan Butt as a tax partner.

Irfan joins RSM from a Big Four firm where he provided tax advice to real estate funds and infrastructure & distressed debt funds. During this time, he was also involved in a large number of UK and pan-European M&A transactions involving leading funds and institutional investors.

Irfan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a member of the Chartered Institute of Tax. 

He also holds an Islamic finance qualification and has represented his previous firm on the HMT/HMRC Islamic finance working group to advise on the changes to the Alternative Finance Arrangements legislation.

Howard Freedman, RSM's head of real estate and construction said:

'I'm delighted to welcome Irfan to the team. He brings with him unrivalled experience in advising real estate funds on tax structuring, and his expertise will be invaluable to our current and prospective real estate clients.'