Judy Baker

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March 9, 2020

Judy Baker is a Managing Director on Värde’s Tax team and is responsible for European tax matters relating to investments made by the firm’s investment funds. Based in London, she joined the firm in 2016.

Before joining Värde, Judy worked in the Tax department at Morgan Stanley, covering European tax matters relating to real estate, private equity and infrastructure funds. Prior to that, Judy worked as a lawyer in the Tax departments at Clifford Chance and at Slaughter and May. Judy started her career as a geologist, lecturing in Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge before becoming a tax lawyer.

Judy holds B.Sc. (Honours) degrees in Earth Sciences from the University of Melbourne and in Mathematics from the Open University. She also holds a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences from the University of Cambridge and Diplomas of Law and Legal Practice from The College of Law in London. Judy is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in the UK and a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.