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Michael Anderson

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Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP

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Partner; Tax Disputes


Michael has been a partner JHA since its inception. He has more than 20 years of litigation experience and for more than 15 years he has specialised in tax related disputes. He handles complex high value cases, often involving foreign jurisdictions.

Michael has represented clients at all levels of the UK courts and tax tribunals, as well as before the Court of Justice of the European Union. He has particular experience in running Group Litigation Orders, having acted on most of the tax-related GLOs involving challenges to UK tax legislation based on EU law infringements.

He writes frequently for The Tax Journal and other legal and tax publications.


Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, 1997


College of Law – LPC

University of Cambridge – BA

London: Dispute resolution

Tax litigation and investigations

Within: Tax litigation and investigations

Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP is a boutique with core expertise in tax and commercial litigation and international arbitration. It also houses forensic accountants, financial analysts and data scientists, providing clients with a full, multi-disciplinary service. The firm, which is led by Michael Anderson and founding partner Graham Aaronson QC, is instructed on complex domestic and cross-border tax disputes by a variety of multinational taxpayers and individuals across industry sectors. It has a particular niche in corporation tax group litigation orders (GLOs). Associate Shofiqur Miah is another name to note, with experience in a variety of contentious tax matters.

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United Kingdom: Tax (3rd edition)

October 2018. By Michael Anderson, Partner

This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to tax laws and regulations that may occur in the  United Kingdom . It will cover witholding tax, transfer pricing, the OECD model, GAAR, tax disputes and an overview of the jurisdictional regulatory authorities. This Q&A is part of the global guide to Tax. [Continue Reading]

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