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Work 020 7212 1616
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Fax 020 7212 1570
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138213 COVENT GARDEN 2
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David Anderson

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Work 07715211529
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PwC LLP

Work Department

Litigation.

Position

David is a partner and leads the indirect tax team at PwC, who were winners at the 2014 Tax Awards. He previously spent a period with HM Customs & Excise Solicitor’s Office and with KPMG. He specialises in advice and litigation of all indirect taxes including VAT, customs duty, excise duties, hydrocarbon oils, landfill tax and aggregates levy. He has worked with clients in a wide variety of industry areas which include manufacturing, housing, telecommunications, local authorities, financial services and food and drink industries and has represented clients at all stages of the court structure up to and including the Court of Justice of the European Union. His reported cases include Helena Housing Ltd [2010] UKFTT 71 (TC), Asda Stores Ltd [2007] EUECJ C-372106, Colaingrove Limited [2013] UKFTT 116(TC), Colaingrove Limited [2013] UKFTT 312 (TC’ and WM Mnrrisnnc S”pern r1et PLC [2O12 UKFTT 266(TC), gecu LeJ HMRC [2013] UKFTT 763 (TC), Taylor Wimpey Plc v Revenue and Customs Commissioners [2015] UKFTT 74 (TC) and [2014] UKFTT 575 (TC) & (on The application of Drax Power Ltd) v Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and others [2014] EWHC 2377(Admin).

David is a regular speaker at tax conferences and seminars.

Career

Joined the Solicitor’s Office of HM Customs and Excise as an Executive Officer in 1989 and later became a Trainee Solicitor. Qualified in 1999 on joining Kent Jones and Done to undertake commercial litigation before moving back into indirect tax litigation in an inhouserole in KPMG LLP in 2000. Joined PwC Legal’s tax litigation team as partner in 2011 to further develop their nationwide practice. CTA qualified.

Member

Law Society
Chartered Institute of Taxation
Associate of the Institute of Indirect Taxation
Member of the VAT Practitioners Group.

Education

St George’s School, Hong Kong; City of Birmingham Polytechnic (1989 BA (Hons) Sociology 2(1)); Staffordshire University (1995 Graduate Diploma in Law – commendation; 1997 Legal Practice Course – distinction).

Leisure

Classic cars, Stoke City FC, gardening and travel.


London: Dispute resolution

Tax litigation and investigations

Within: Tax litigation and investigations

PwC LLP leverages its existing Big 4 accounting expertise in a wide range direct and indirect tax disputes at every level of the UK court system and through ADR and mediation. Mark Whitehouse (a former HMRC solicitor) and David Anderson are the key contacts. The group won a significant victory for Jazztel, BSkyB and others in claims for restitution against HMRC arising out of a change to SDRT and stamp duty, recovering significant sums of tax.

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