Mark Whitehouse > PwC LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

PwC LLP
1 EMBANKMENT PLACE
LONDON
WC2N 6RH
England
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Work Department

Tax litigation.

Position

Mark is a Partner and Co-head of the Disputes practice.
Mark (24 years’ PQE) is one of the UK’s leading specialists in contentious tax. He has particular experience in group litigation orders (in the context of EU law challenges), tax planning challenges, corporate tax appeals, judicial reviews and international transfer pricing disputes. He is a member of the PwC Tax Dispute Resolution Network, which brings together specialists in tax disputes from across the whole of the global PwC network. Mark is also a CEDR accredited mediator and has experience of alternative dispute resolution. He has worked for HMRC’s solicitors’ office and has first-hand knowledge of how HMRC handles disputes.

Career

Trained Allen & Overy; qualified 1992.

Languages

French.

Education

University of Birmingham (LLB Law and French); King’s College, London.

Leisure

Cycling, running and music.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations

At PwC LLPMark Whitehouse heads up the direct tax disputes practice, which has outstanding expertise in group litigation orders. David Anderson leads the indirect tax team, which has a particular focus on contentious VAT. The department is able to draw on the presence of in-house barristers, including Stephen Morse, who are able to appear before the courts and tribunals on matters relating to direct and indirect tax issues, transfer pricing and personal tax. It is also home to solicitors with chartered accountancy certification, such as Peter Johnson, who focuses on international corporate tax disputes.