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Chambers of Kevin Prosser QC

16 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4EF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7414 8080
Fax:
Fax 020 7414 8099
DX:
312 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.pumptax.com

Kevin Prosser QC

Tel:
Work 020 7414 8080
Email:
Pump Court Tax Chambers (Chambers of Kevin Prosser QC)

Position

Widely recognised and consulted in all types of revenue work, with a particular strong litigation practice. Recent cases include: Tower MCashback (SC – tax avoidance); UBS (COA – income tax; avoidance using employment-related securities); Aberdeen Asset Management (UT – income tax avoidance; employee remuneration); Wakefield College (UT – VAT zero-rating); Mercedes-Benz (UT – VAT; goods or services); Bristol & West (UT – corporate tax avoidance; derivative contracts); Mclaughlin (FTT – CGT avoidance using trusts); Blackwell (FTT – CGT deduction for costs of release from restrictive covenant); SCUL (FTT – group relief in relation to losses of corporate members of Lloyds); Purolite (FTT – deductibility of legal expenses); Travelodge (FTT – VAT – input tax); Healey (FTT – income tax on ‘discounts’); Vaccine Research (FTT – income tax avoidance).

Career

Qualified 1982; Lincoln’s Inn; QC 1996; recorder 2000; deputy High Court judge 2008-present; chairman of the Revenue Bar Association 2009-13.

Member

Revenue Bar Association; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association.

Education

Broxbourne School; University College, London (1979 LLB); St Edmund Hall, Oxford (1981 BCL); Bar School.

Leisure

Squash, opera, collecting pictures, the Garrick Club.


London Bar

Private client: personal tax

Within: Private client: personal tax – Leading silks

Kevin Prosser QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersA true heavyweight tax counsel whose opinions command respect and carry significant force.’

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: VAT – Leading silks

Kevin Prosser QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersA highly skilled advocate whose well-reasoned opinions always impress.’

Within: Tax: corporate – Leading silks

Kevin Prosser QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersA very good advocate who presents arguments in a clear and articulate way.’

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