Mr Michael Flesch QC > Chambers of Milton Grundy > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Milton Grundy
Gray's Inn Tax Chambers
36 QUEEN STREET
LONDON
EC4R 1BN
England
Michael Flesch photo

Work Department

Barrister

Position

Involved in the whole range of tax, including both advisory work and litigation; specialises in large corporate transactions, non-domiciled clients and Hong Kong advisory work and litigation. Cases of note include: Vodafone Cellular Ltd v Shaw [1997] STC 734; EMI Group Electronics Ltd v Caldicott [1997] STC 1372; British Telecom Pension Scheme Trustees v Clarke [2000] STC 222; Quitsubdue Ltd v IRC (1999 High Court, Hong Kong); Yick Fung Estates Ltd (1999 Court of Appeal, Hong Kong); Estate of Pong Ten Un Deceased (2000 Court of Final Appeal, Hong Kong); Tai Hing Cotton Mill (Development) Ltd (2007 Court of Final Appeal Hong Kong); Gaines-Cooper (2008 Court of Appeal); Fidex (2016 Court of Appeal); BNP Paribas (2017) FTT.

Career

Qualified 1963, Gray’s Inn; QC 1983; Chairman, Revenue Bar Association 1992-95; Bencher, Gray’s Inn 1993.

Memberships

The Company of Tax Advisers; Revenue Bar Association.

Education

Gordonstoun School; University College London (1962 LLB 1st).

Leisure

All forms of sport: MCC, Arsenal FC, Brondesbury Tennis and Squash Club, Backgammon.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

(Tax: corporate - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

Michael Flesch QCGray’s Inn Tax ChambersHe commands a lot of respect.