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Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC

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

Christopher Stone

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

Position

Chris is a highly rated barrister specialising in the areas of employment, tax, commercial litigation and sports law. He regularly handles high value and multi-day tribunal and High Court claims in those areas. Chris was was lead junior in the Construction Industry Vetting Information Group Litigation. He has developed a substantial contentious and advisory tax practice in which he is instructed by HMRC and taxpayers. He has extensive experience of statutory appeals and judicial review claims in the tax context, as well as residence and domicile; deductibility of expenses; and taxation of employment (including employment status, intermediaries and termination). Cases include: Gaines-Cooper (Supreme Court); Daniel, Mertrux and Hargreaves (CoA); Samadian, Duckmanton, McLaren, Ramsay and Hargreaves (UT); G4S (FTT). Chris is instructed in general commercial matters, particularly professional negligence and sports disputes. For more information on his practice and latest case highlights, please consult the ‘barristers’ section on www.devereuxchambers.co.uk.

Career

Called 2007; Lincoln’s Inn; strategy consultant with Accenture, advising retail and pharmaceutical clients; Mergers and Acquisitions manager, News International 2007-08; Attorney General’s B Panel 2016.
Publications: Contributing author to Bloomsbury Professional's Discrimination Law. 

Languages

Conversational French.

Member

ELA, RBA, LCLCBA, Combar, PNBA

Education

Trent College; St Anne’s College, Oxford University (2001 MA (Oxon) History and Economics); Australian National University (2002 MA International Affairs).

Leisure

President Kew Occasionals RF


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Christopher Stone - DevereuxA bright and clear thinker who is calm and measured in his strategy.

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Private client: personal tax

Within: Private client: personal tax – Leading juniors

Christopher Stone - DevereuxHe has excellent judgement and strategic and tactical insight.

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: corporate – Leading juniors

Christopher Stone - DevereuxHe is a strong advocate who is developing a real profile in employment taxes.

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