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Chambers of James Kessler QC

15 OLD SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3UE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 2744
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 8095
DX:
386 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
https://www.taxchambers.com

James Kessler QC

Tel:
Work 020 7242 2744
Email:
OLD SQUARE TAX CHAMBERS (Chambers of James Kessler QC)

Position

Private client tax, particularly foreign domicile tax and charities. Cases include R v IRC ex p. Unilever; R v Dimsey & Allen; IRC v Dawson; Wensleydale’s Settlement Trustees v IRC; Phizackerley v HMRC; Burns v HMRC; R v Perrin.

Career

Called 1984, Gray‚Äôs and Lincoln‚Äôs Inns; QC 2003. In practice at the Revenue Bar since 1985. Member of the Bar of Northern Ireland. Publications of note include ‚ÄėDrafting Trusts and Will Trusts‚Äô 11th edition, 2012; ‚ÄėTaxation of Foreign Domiciliaries‚Äô 13th edition, 2014; ‚ÄėTaxation of Charities‚Äô 9th edition, 2013; ‚ÄėDrafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Northern Ireland‚Äô 3rd edition, 2012; ‚ÄėDrafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Canada‚Äô 3rd edition, 2011; ‚ÄėDrafting Cayman Islands Trusts‚Äô 1st edition, 2006; ‚ÄėDrafting Trusts and Will Trusts in the Channel Islands‚Äô, 2nd edition, 2012; ‚ÄėDrafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Singapore‚Äô 1st edition 2007; ‚ÄėDrafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Australia‚Äô 1st edition 2008; ‚ÄėDrafting Trusts in the BVI‚Äô 1st edition, 2013; ‚ÄėDrafting Trusts and Wills Trusts in Scotland‚Äô 1st edition 2013; author of STEP ‚ÄėStandard Provisions‚Äô.

Member

Revenue Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

MA (Oxon).

Leisure

Jogging, cinema.


London Bar

Private client: personal tax

Within: Private client: personal tax ‚Äď Leading silks

James Kessler QC - Old Square Tax Chambers ‚ÄėJames is very intelligent, very methodical and incredibly thorough.‚Äô

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