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Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC

QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BS, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7353 7534
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Fax 020 7353 5150
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349 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.devereuxchambers.co.uk

Jolyon Maugham QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 7534
Email:
Web:
www.devereuxchambers.co.uk/barristers/profile/jolyon-maugham
Devereux (Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC)

Position

Jolyon has a predominantly litigation based practice in the fields of direct and indirect tax. He has particular expertise litigating cases involving avoidance, employment taxation, intangible property, and tax and judicial review. Important recent cases include:HMRC v (1) NCL Investments Limited (2) Smith & Williamson Corporate Services Limited [2019] UKUT 111 (TCC); Professional Game Match Officials Limited v HMRC [2018] UKFTT 528 (TC); (1) NCL Investments Limited (2) Smith & Williamson Corporate Services Limited v HMRC [2017] UKFTT 495 (TC); Seven Individuals v HMRC [2017] UKUT 132 (TCC); Tottenham Hotspur Limited v HMRC [2016] UKFTT 0389 (TC); Eclipse Film Partners No 35 LLP v HMRC [2016] UKSC 24Jolyon also runs the incredibly popular tax blog www.waitingfortax.com.

For more information on his practice and latest case highlights, please consult the ‘barristers’ section on www.devereuxchambers.co.uk.

Career

Called 1997; Middle Temple; Revenue Bar Association’s representative on the Bar Council; Bar Council’s Equality and Diversity Committee; junior counsel to the Crown (A Panel).

Education

University of Durham (LLB: European Legal Studies, First Class) and Birkbeck College, London (MA: Modem Literature, Distinction) and is a Queen Mother’s Scholar (Middle Temple).


London Bar

Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: corporate – Leading silks

Jolyon Maugham QC - DevereuxHe is a first-class litigator and an outstanding advocate.

Within: Tax: corporate and VAT

Under strong leadership’, Devereuxstands out as one of the strongest tax sets’, with able members at both silk and junior level; furthermore, its clerks are noted as ‘superb’. Members routinely act for both HMRC and taxpayers, for which they handle both contentious and non-contentious tax matters. Jolyon Maugham QC represented Tottenham Hotspur against HMRC, successfully arguing that payments to two players were not from employment. Members were also involved in R (Glencore) v HMRC and Marathon Oil v HMRC.

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