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Chambers of James Kessler QC
Old Square Tax Chambers
15 OLD SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3UE
England

Position

Specialises in both direct and indirect taxes, providing advice on tax planning, dispute resolution and litigation. Cases include Greenalls Management Ltd v HMCE [2005] IWLR 1754 (HL); Howell v Trippier [2004] STC 1245 (CA); HMRC v Loyalty Management Ltd [2007] EWCA Civ 938 (Ch); HMRC v PA Holdings Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 1414 (CA). Co-author ‘The Interaction of EU Treaty Freedoms and the UK Tax Code’, and contributing author of ‘Tolley’s Property Taxation’.

Career

Called 2000, Gray’s Inn.

Memberships

Revenue Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; Chartered Institute of Taxation; Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group.

Education

St Columb’s College, Derry; Magdalene College, Cambridge (MA).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: personal tax

(2021 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Rory Mullan QCOld Square Tax Chambers

Old Square Tax Chambers has a particular focus on private client work and advising high-net-worth private clients on a variety of complicated UK and offshore issues. James Kessler QC continues to advise a Greek shipowner whose domicile is being challenged by the HMRC. In another key matter Robert Venables QC is advising on complex issues of residence and the domicile of the appellant in an ongoing matter. Rory Mullan QC, who took silk in 2021, continues to represent the Fisher family in its long running dispute with the HMRC over the tax consequences of the sale of part of the Stan James betting business.

London Bar > Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

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

Rory MullanOld Square Tax Chambers