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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 particularly strong litigation practice. Cases since 2015 include: CJEU: Mercedes-Benz (VAT, hire purchase); Supreme Court: UBS (income tax, employment income, tax avoidance); Court of Appeal: Blackwell: (CGT, deductible expenditure); Court of Appeal: Bristol & West Court of Appeal (corporation tax avoidance, closure notice); Upper Tribunal: Morrisons Trusts (CGT, tax avoidance); Brains research (income tax avoidance, R&D allowances, sham); ING Direct (VAT, supplies for consideration); Bowring (CGT avoidance, offshore trust); Wakefield College (VAT, supplies for consideration); FTT Reeves (CGT hold-over relief, EU Law, ECHR).

Career

Called 1982, QC 1996; Recorder 2000-2015, Lincolns Inn Bencher 2005; Deputy High
Court Judge (2008-2015), Head of Chambers (2014 to present).

Member

Chairman, Revenue Bar Association (2009-2013); London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association.

Education

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


London Bar

Private client: personal tax

Within: Private client: personal tax – Leading silks

Kevin Prosser QC - Pump Court Tax Chambers β€˜A star of the tax Bar; one can rely on him completely in relation to any difficult matter.’

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: corporate – Leading silks

Kevin Prosser QC - Pump Court Tax Chambers β€˜He provides particularly impressive response times coupled with unmatched clarity.’

Within: Tax: VAT – Leading silks

Kevin Prosser QC - Pump Court Tax Chambers β€˜Highly strategic, with the courage to give the right advice even when it isn’t popular.’

Within: Tax: corporate and VAT

As the β€˜strongest tax set by some margin’, Pump Court Tax Chambers is regularly instructed by the leading tax solicitors and thus continues to find itself involved in some of the most high-profile EU and UK tax cases. Several members were involved in the Franked Investment Income (FII) GLO appeal litigation, and Kevin Prosser QC and Richard Vallat appeared on opposite sides in UBS v HMRC, concerning the treatment of income tax on non-monetary company bonuses. The set is also β€˜particularly strong on indirect tax issues’.

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