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  1. Private client: personal tax – Leading sets
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  3. Private client: personal tax – 2017 silks
  4. Private client: personal tax – 2018 silks
  5. Private client: personal tax – Leading juniors

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β€˜The strongest tax chambers by a country mile’, Pump Court Tax Chambers is a β€˜very well regarded set with a range of very talented tax barristers’. It handles a wide range of work from offshore and onshore trust reorganisations to domicile issues and the full range of exemptions. Recent highlights included Kevin Prosser QC leading David Yates for HMRC in Brain Disorders Research LP v HMRC, which involved a scheme to enhance capital allowances and interest relief.

Devereux is strong on contentious and non-contentious tax issues. Members regularly advise individuals, trustees, companies and other entities. Marika Lemos acted in HMRC v Peter Drown and Leadley, which centred around the issue of whether claims for relief could be made after death by the personal representatives in relation to assets that had become of negligible value and loans that had become irrecoverable before death.

Old Square Tax Chambers routinely acts in high-value tax disputes. Rory Mullan is acting in Case C-192/16 Fisher v HMRC, a long running litigation about the extent to which the EU rights to freedom of establishment and free movement of capital are engaged between the UK and Gibraltar.

β€˜For a polished experience, Wilberforce Chambers remains a stand-out set with its many quality barristers who are well known in this area.’ In Paya Ltd v HMRC Michael Furness QC represented the BBC in intervening in tax appeals relating to the taxation of BBC staff who were engaged through service companies.

Members of Field Court Tax Chambers are β€˜highly spoken of’ and are skilled at tax litigation and international advisory work. Patrick Way QC is acting for the taxpayer in Tony Mackay v HMRC, a major case about the ordinary residence status of an individual.

Various members of Gray's Inn Tax Chambers have appeared in leading tax cases over the past year both for HMRC and for taxpayers. The β€˜excellent’ set has been active both nationally and internationally with Nikhil Mehta dual qualified in the UK and India.

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