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Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

Work Department

Tax Disputes


Shofiq is an Associate. He advises clients on complex tax disputes and investigations, and he also provides an advisory service. His practice focuses on corporation tax, stamp taxes, VAT, employment tax, income tax and NICs.


His clients include major corporates and high-profile individuals from sectors that include sports, oil and gas, automotive, retail and finance.


He trained at Slaughter and May. When he qualified in March 2010, he joined the tax department and began advising on high-value tax disputes and on the tax aspects of transactions (including mergers and acquisitions, loans, bond issues and securitisations). Shofiq joined JHA in 2017.


Between 2015 and 2017, he was a member of the tax committee of the Quoted Companies Alliance and the Share Plan Lawyers group.


Law Society of England and Wales


2006-2007: BPP University – LPC

2005-2006: Oxford University – BCL

2002-2005: King’s College London – LLB (First Class, 1st in year)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations

(Rising stars)

Shofiq MiahJoseph Hage Aaronson LLP

Dispute resolution boutique Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP specialises in tax litigation, commercial litigation and international arbitration. The team, which is ‘totally solution-focused‘ and is ‘second to none‘, primarily represents multinational companies in complex and cross-border tax disputes. It notably distinguishes itself in relation to corporate tax group litigation orders. Graham Aaronson KC co-heads the practice with fellow founding partner Michael Anderson, with the latter practitioner having extensive tax litigation experience at all levels of the UK’s tax tribunals. Simon Whitehead, who has an exclusive contentious tax disputes practice, focuses on direct and corporate tax. European tax law expert Paul Farmer, Emma Chamberlain and Shofiq Miah  are also noted. Key changes to the team included the arrival of Iain MacWhannell from Memery Crystal LLP in February 2021.