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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:
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’s and Lincoln’s Inns; QC 2003. In practice at the Revenue Bar since 1985. Member of the Bar of Northern Ireland. Publications of note include ‘Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts’ 11th edition, 2012; ‘Taxation of Foreign Domiciliaries’ 13th edition, 2014; ‘Taxation of Charities’ 9th edition, 2013; ‘Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Northern Ireland’ 3rd edition, 2012; ‘Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Canada’ 3rd edition, 2011; ‘Drafting Cayman Islands Trusts’ 1st edition, 2006; ‘Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in the Channel Islands’, 2nd edition, 2012; ‘Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Singapore’ 1st edition 2007; ‘Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Australia’ 1st edition 2008; ‘Drafting Trusts in the BVI’ 1st edition, 2013; ‘Drafting Trusts and Wills Trusts in Scotland’ 1st edition 2013; author of STEP ‘Standard Provisions’.

Member

Revenue Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.

Education

MA (Oxon).

Leisure

Jogging, cinema.


London Bar

Private client: personal tax

Within: Private client: personal tax – Leading silks

James Kessler QC - Old Square Tax Chambers ‘James is very intelligent, very methodical and incredibly thorough.’

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