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Chambers of James Kessler QC

15 OLD SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3UE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7242 2744
Fax:
Fax 020 7831 8095
DX:
386 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.taxchambers.com

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

With expertise in private and corporate tax, Old Square Tax Chambers has β€˜strength in depth’ and barristers who are β€˜a pleasure to deal with’ and β€˜very responsive, even when on holiday’. Senior clerk Tony Hall is β€˜a force to be reckoned with’, and his team is β€˜friendly and easy to deal with’. Franco Lombardi and Adam Blades complete the clerks’ room. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Private client: personal tax
Private client: personal tax – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

Old Square Tax Chambers

Old Square Tax Chambers is β€˜among the pre-eminent sets at the tax Bar for especially high-value tax disputes’. Amanda Hardy QC, for example, is acting in a multibillion-pound tax case and remains especially active in disputes involving the changing regulatory framework governing the taxation of non-domiciled individuals. Rory Mullan led a successful judicial review acting for the taxpayer – a decision that HMRC has appealed.

Private client: personal tax – Leading silks

James Kessler QC - Old Square Tax Chambers β€˜The leading expert on the taxation of non-domiciled individuals.’

Ranked: tier 1

Amanda Hardy QC - Old Square Tax Chambers β€˜She has a strong presence and an ability to command the room.’

Ranked: tier 2
Private client: personal tax – Leading juniors

Harriet Brown - Old Square Tax Chambers β€˜Highly knowledgeable on complex areas of tax law.’

Ranked: tier 3

Rory Mullan - Old Square Tax Chambers β€˜Highly impressive in the area of offshore tax planning issues for UK residents.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Set overviews: England and Wales

With expertise in private and corporate tax, Old Square Tax Chambers has β€˜strength in depth’ and barristers who are β€˜a pleasure to deal with’ and β€˜very responsive, even when on holiday’. Senior clerk Tony Hall is β€˜a force to be reckoned with’, and his team is β€˜friendly and easy to deal with’. Franco Lombardi and Adam Blades complete the clerks’ room. Offices in: London

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Tax: corporate and VAT
Tax: corporate – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

Old Square Tax Chambers

With a β€˜strong’ reputation, Old Square Tax Chambers houses a group of active advocates and also has β€˜very helpful’ tax advisory capabilities. Indeed, Amanda Hardy QC continued to advise The Guernsey State on the renegotiation of the Guernsey/UK double tax treaty. The set does, in fact, have particular expertise in cross-border tax and exchange treaties, and also has strengths in pensions tax and the tax treatment of intangible financial assets.

Tax: corporate – Leading silks

Amanda Hardy QC - Old Square Tax Chambers β€˜Instils confidence and really listens to her clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Robert Venables QC - Old Square Tax Chambers β€˜Strong on both transactional and planning cases.’

Ranked: tier 3
Tax: VAT – Leading juniors

Etienne Wong - Old Square Tax Chambers β€˜A very clever and strategic thinker.’

Ranked: tier 2
Tax: corporate – Leading juniors

Oliver Marre - Old Square Tax Chambers β€˜A very considered and approachable adviser.’

Ranked: tier 2

Rory Mullan - Old Square Tax Chambers β€˜Very good at making the most complicated tax issues understandable for clients.’

Ranked: tier 2

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