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  1. Tax, trusts and pensions – Leading silks
  2. Tax, trusts and pensions – Leading juniors

Tax, trusts and pensions – Leading silks

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    • Julian Ghosh QC - Axiom AdvocatesAn exceptionally bright silk.
    • Roy Martin QC - Terra Firma ChambersA great advocate on his feet.
    • Philip Simpson QC - Terra Firma ChambersHe has a strong, methodical approach to cases.
    • Sean Smith QC - Axiom AdvocatesKnown for appearing in the Upper Tribunal for tax cases.

Tax, trusts and pensions – Leading juniors

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    • David Bartos - Terra Firma ChambersA very experienced advocate who provides reliable advice.
    • Laurence Cunningham - Westwater AdvocatesVery experienced in pensions tax matters.
    • Derek Francis - Terra Firma ChambersHe has solid technical knowledge of trusts and tax law.
    • Gordon Watt - Terra Firma ChambersA personable and intelligent advocate.

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Corporate tax matters are a cornerstone area of expertise for Axiom Advocates’ team. Julian Ghosh QC is frequently instructed in cases involving European tax issues.

Members at Terra Firma Chambers are active in cases involving VAT, inheritance tax, corporation tax, tax matters relating to European law and pensions tax; Roy Martin QC is widely recognised for his expertise in Scottish pensions litigation.

Westwater Advocates houses Laurence Cunningham, who is well known for handling pensions and trusts matters.

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