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Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC

QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BS, ENGLAND
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Akash Nawbatt QC

Tel:
Work 020 7353 7534
Email:
Devereux (Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC)

Position

Akash’s principal areas of practice are employment law and tax litigation, including employment-related tax disputes. He has extensive experience of appearing in a wide range of forums ranging from specialist tribunals to the High Court, Court of Appeal, Privy Council and Supreme Court. He practices across the full range of, often complex and high-value, employment law cases representing large employers (including global financial institutions and leading airlines) and the Government. He represents both taxpayers and the HMRC in a wide range of tax disputes including remuneration structures and taxation of employees; domicile, individual, corporate and treaty residence; assessments, discoveries and penalties. For more information on his practice and latest case highlights, please consult the ‘barristers’ section on www.devereuxchambers.co.uk.

Career

Silk 2017; Called 1999, Gray’s Inn; Junior Counsel to the Crown (A Panel) (2013-17) ; Judicial Assistant to the House of Lords 2001-02.
Publications: Contributing Editor to 'Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law.

Member

COMBAR; ELBA; RBA.

Education

Queen Elizabeth’s, Barnet; Jesus College, Cambridge (1998 BA).

Leisure

Cricket, swimming.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – 2017 silks

Akash Nawbatt QC - DevereuxA tenacious advocate who has taken the jump to silk in his stride.

Within: Employment

Devereux is ‘fantastic for employment disputes’ and ‘you would not hesitate to put one of its barristers before a client’. In the Court of Appeal Bruce Carr QC recently acted for the British Airline Pilots Association in British Airline Pilots Association v Jet2.com and Akash Nawbatt QC represented Pimlico Plumbers in a test case regarding the employment status of its plumbers.

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Private client: personal tax

Within: Private client: personal tax – 2017 silks

Akash Nawbatt QC - DevereuxHis technical knowledge is first rate.

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: corporate – 2017 silks

Akash Nawbatt QC - DevereuxExcellent legal analysis and advocacy.

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United Arab Emirates: The English bar

Commercial

Within: Leading individuals: Leading silks

Akash Nawbatt QC - Devereux

Within: Commercial

Devereux’s members have a track record of handling challenging employment law matters before the DIFC courts. Akash Nawbatt QC is particularly noted for handling cases concerning the system of penalties for late payments to employees under DIFC employment law.

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