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

Position

Georgia Hicks’ practice areas are tax, employment, and sports law. She is particularly highly regarded in the field of employment-related taxes, including: employment status; IR35; taxation of damages and termination payments. She represents a range of private clients (media journalists, football clubs, referee associations, radio DJs) as well as HMRC. Notable recent tax cases include:  Professional Game Match Officials Ltd v HMRC [2020] S.T.C. 1077; Tottenham Hotspur v HMRC [2018] 4 WLR 17; R (oao Glencore) v HMRC [2017] 4 WLR 213.

 

An accomplished advocate, she regularly appears in multi-day hearings in employment and tax cases, both led and instructed in her own right.

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

Career

Called 2012 (Gray’s Inn); Appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Counsel (C Panel) in 2017.

Prizes and awards: The James Hunt Prize for Advocacy (Gray’s Inn 2013); The Ede and Ravenscroft Advocacy Prize (Gray’s Inn 2012); The Norman Tapp Memorial Prize for Excellence in Mooting (Gray’s Inn, 2012).

Languages

German (intermediate).

Memberships

RBA, IFS, ELA, ELBA, PNBA, FRU.

Education

University of Oxford, BA (Hons) English Language and Literature (First Class)

City University GDL (Distinction)

City University London BPTC (Very Competent)

Leisure

Sports of various kinds (running, cycling, tennis), the theatre, watching QPR fighting it out at Loftus Road.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Tax: corporate

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Georgia Hicks – Devereux

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Georgia HicksDevereuxHer dedication is amazing. She is great with clients and a brilliant advocate.

London Bar > Tax: VAT and excise

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Georgia Hicks Devereux