Sara Husain

Sara Husain

Senior Associate

Sara advises on both direct and indirect tax matters, with a specific focus on M&A (including real estate transactions), capital markets, deal structuring and management incentive packages. 

Sara also regularly conducts tax litigation matters and represents clients in obtaining tax rulings.

Before joining the firm, Sara worked as a tax associate in another magic circle law firm in Brussels.

Published Work

  • “Beperking interestaftrek (ATAD) : KB preciseert nadere regels” (Fiscoloog)
  • “Belastingparadijzen : uitbreiding aangifte ook voor betalingen van 2015 ?” (Fiscoloog)



Admitted to the Brussels Bar, Belgium, 2012

Passed the New York State Bar Exam, 2015


LLM, Columbia University, New York, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2015 (LLM Board Representative of the Columbia Business and Law Association)

Master in Tax Law, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, cum laude, 2012

Master of Laws, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, cum laude, 2011

Bachelor of Laws(LL.B.), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, cum laude, 2009

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.