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Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC

Living Wage
BLACKSTONE HOUSE, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7583 1770
Fax:
Fax 020 7822 7350
Email:
Web:
www.blackstonechambers.com

Sam Grodzinski QC

Tel:
Work 020 7583 1770
Email:
Blackstone Chambers (Chambers of Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Anthony Peto QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in public law, human rights and commercial law. Full professional career details can be found at www.blackstonechambers.com.

Career

Qualified 1996, Middle Temple Inn, QC 2011.


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Leading Silks

Sam Grodzinski QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ A secret weapon for tax and public law. ’

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Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Within: Leading Silks

Sam Grodzinski QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ A fantastic brain, excellent drafting and advocacy in judicial review work. ’

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Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

Within: Tax: VAT - Leading silks

Sam Grodzinski QC - Blackstone Chambers ‘ He is unparalleled on public law and tax matters. ’

Within: Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

Blackstone Chambers is 'clearly able to put out strong numbers in some of the biggest cases'. Although representing a significant number of taxpayers, members of chambers also act regularly for HMRC, with a particular focus on VAT cases. Highlights for Sam Grodzinski QC, 'a superstar for public law tax work', include defending Uber in Maugham v Uber, where he is defending a claim seeking a declaration by the High Court as to whether Uber is liable for VAT. He is also acting for the Revenue before the Supreme Court in Zipvit v HMRC in an appeal concerning the right to reclaim embedded input tax, following on from HMRC's success in the Court of Appeal.

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