Ms Nicola Shaw 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
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Work Department

Barrister

Position

Specialist in tax litigation and tax dispute resolution, with particular emphasis on corporate tax and VAT. Appears frequently in courts at all levels.

Career

Called 1995, Inner Temple; QC in 2012.

Memberships

Revenue Bar Association; Administrative Law Bar Association.

Education

Pembroke College, Oxford (1994 BA Hons Jurisprudence; 1997 BCL).

Leisure

Travel, theatre, screenwriting.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

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

Nicola Shaw QCGray’s Inn Tax ChambersHugely impressive, precise and persuasive in her drafting, and lots of court experience.

(Tax: VAT - Leading silks) Ranked: Tier 1

Nicola Shaw QCGray’s Inn Tax ChambersHugely impressive, precise and persuasive in her drafting, and lots of court experience.

The Rolls-Royce of tax chambers‘, Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers houses experts in all areas of direct and indirect tax, with members acting for both the taxpayer and the Revenue. Setting the chambers apart, members are regularly instructed on heavyweight advisory work including major cross-border corporate reorganisations and transfer pricing issues. In relation to UK tax, the set has experience of appearing before the UK Supreme Court and the European Court of Justice, while members have also appeared in other jurisdictions, including Hong Kong. ‘Hugely impressive‘ Nicola Shaw QC (who is ‘highly respected by HMRC and the tax tribunal judges‘) and David Goldberg QC (‘a key player with superb analytical skills and a very engaging advocate‘) are silks to note; while in terms of juniors, Conrad McDonnell is commended for his ‘astonishing intellect‘ and the ‘phenomenal speed with which he is able to deliver advice‘, while ‘exceptional litigator‘ Michael Firth stands out for providing ‘consistently incisive and considered opinions‘.