Harriet Brown > Chambers of James Kessler QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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

Position

Harriet is dual qualified, both as a barrister in England and an advocate in Jersey, Channel Island. She advises on and acts in litigation in relation to all aspects of personal and corporate taxes, with a particular focus on issues effecting individuals and corporate clients based in more than one jurisdiction. She also advises on resolution of disputes with HMRC through methods other than the courts. Recent cases include: Ballard v HMRC [2013] UKFTT 087 (TC); A v RCC [2012] SFTD 1257; Fisher v Revenue and Customs Comrs [2012] UKFTT 335; Chappell v HMRC [2012] UKFTT 453 (TC); Benest v Syvret (as executor of Dorothy May Benest) [2012] JRC 079A; Countrywide Estate Agents FS Ltd v HMRC [2012] STC 511 and Price v HMRC [2011] UKFTT 624 (TC). Harriet is the author of the Jersey Law of Trusts, 4th edition and the Interaction of EU Treaty Freedoms and the UK Direct Tax Code (with Rory Mullan). She is a former author of Taxation of Charities. She also contributes to CCH Tax Planning, Tolley’s Property Taxation and Tolley’s Tax Planning.

Career

Called to the English Bar 2005, Middle Temple; admitted to the Jersey Bar 2007.

Memberships

Revenue Bar Association; Jersey Law Society; Charity Law Association; Charity Law Association.

Education

University of Cambridge (Downing) BA (Hons) Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: personal tax

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Harriet Brown – Old Square Tax Chambers ‘Is a first-rate tax adviser; intelligent, decisive and eloquent.