Edward Griffiths > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Ed is an Associate in our Tax team who advises in particular on indirect taxation, tax disputes and finance tax in our London office. Ed’s experience includes litigating at the First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) and Court of Appeal in complex VAT disputes as well as providing advice on all areas of taxation to financial institutions (including banks and other corporate lenders), corporates, public authorities and property undertakings.
Ed’s recent experience includes:
• litigating before the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) in respect of a VAT partial exemption issue for a well-known postal retailer;
• litigating before the Court of Appeal in respect of a complex VAT grouping issue;
• Advising clients from the pharmaceutical, retail, financial services and distribution sectors on a number of indirect taxes including VAT, insurance premium tax and customs duties; and
• Advising various corporates and funds on VAT deductibility and other VAT issues.
Ed was previously a paralegal in our financial services disputes and investigations team, specialising in corporate crime, and has completed training seats in Competition (EU and Trade), Pensions and Tax.
Ed has also recently been noted as a “key lawyer” in the Legal 500.






Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Tax litigation and investigations

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP provides practical contentious tax advice on issues such as VAT, customs duties, loan relationships, SDRT and tax investigations. In addition the team has expertise in acting for clients in judicial reviews and advising on precedent-setting cases of tax discrimination. David Jervis co-heads the team with Giles Salmond  who specialises in indirect tax with a focus on contentious VAT. Edward Griffiths  advises clients on disputes with HMRC from pre-action through to trial.