Rebecca Murray > Chambers of Andrew Burns KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Andrew Burns KC
Devereux
QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 9BS
England

Position

Rebecca Murray has a tax litigation and advisory practice in Private Client, Corporate Tax and VAT, as well as substantial experience of judicial review.  She has appeared in courts and tribunal at all levels on range of direct and indirect tax issues. Significant reported cases include: Sippchoice [2020] UKUT 149; Wilson v HMRC [2020] UKFTT 230; Atholl House Productions Ltd v Revenue & Customs [2019] UKFTT 242; Arthur v HMRC [2017] EWCA Civ 1756; Sippchoice [2017] UKUT 87; Donaldson v HMRC [2016] EWCA Civ 761; R (On the Application Of Rowe) v HMRC [2017] EWCA Civ 2105; Eclipse Film Partners (No 35) LLP, (UKSC,CA,UT,FTT) led by Malcolm Gammie QC; BAA v HMRC [2013] EWCA Civ 112, led by Roderick Cordara QC, Tower MCashback [2011] UKSC 19, led by Kevin Prosser QC.

For more information on Rebecca’s practice and latest case highlights, please consult her full Devereux profile.

Career

Called 2001.

Pro Bono Awards Highly Commended Pro Bono Junior of the Year 2018

Shortlisted for Chambers & Partners ‘Tax Junior of the Year’ 2015.

Publications: Tax Avoidance (Sweet & Maxwell, 4th ed. 2020); CCH British Tax Guide on Corporation Tax 2007-2008; Contributor to British Tax Review, Private Client Business, Simons Direct Tax Service and CCH British Tax Guide

 

Memberships

CIOT (Fellow), ATT, TEP, RBA, CTA Corporation Tax Committee Member; VAT Practitioners Group; Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel (C Panel).

Leisure

Gym, pilates, mindfulness.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: personal tax

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Rebecca MurrayDevereux

London Bar > Tax: corporate

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Rebecca Murray – Devereux ‘She is commercially very astute, with a good feel for the commercial drivers of the transaction. She has an excellent ability to distinguish the points important to the client, and to differentiate practical risks from merely theoretical risks.’

London Bar > Tax: VAT and excise

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Rebecca Murray Devereux ‘Rebecca adopts a straightforward approach to complex matters, addressing all issues with maximum simplicity and the minimum of fuss. ’