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Chambers of Kevin Prosser KC
Pump Court Tax Chambers

Living Wage


Rupert Baldry has been at Pump Court Tax Chambers since 1993. He specialises in tax law and its application to companies, trusts and individuals. His work is a balance between advisory work and litigation.

Rupert is a highly experienced litigator and has been involved in a wide range of interesting and high profile tax cases such as Sempra Metals (compound interest), FII GLO (EU law and the corporation tax regime), Jones vs Garnett (settlements), Sinclair Collis (VAT and property), Trustees of the BT Pension Scheme (foreign dividends and pension funds).


Called 1987, Middle Temple

Attorney General’s panel of Junior Counsel (2001-2005)

Silk, 2010


VAT Practitioners Group
Revenue Bar Association
London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association


London University (BA Hons, 1st)

City University (Diploma in Law)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Tax: VAT and excise

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Rupert Baldry KC – Pump Court Tax Chambers

Pump Court Tax Chambers is highlighted by clients as ‘one of the top tax chambers in the country and a go-to for the most complex of tax cases’, including both contentious and advisory matters. Key areas of strength for the set include VAT-related mandates in the charity, the financial services and healthcare sectors, gaming, and insurance. The set is home to notable silks such as David Milne KCKevin Prosser KC and Andrew Hitchmough KC, as well as Rupert Baldry KC, who has expertise in indirect tax, encompassing VAT stamp taxes and customs duties, as well as more specialist areas, such as aggregates levy. Zizhen Yang has notable expertise in VAT and landfill tax matters, and she acted for Devon Waste Management and Biffa Waste Services against HMRC in a complex landfill tax case in the Court of Appeal regarding whether the layer of residual waste used by landfill operators to line cells was liable to be taxed. Barbara Belgrano also represents clients before the higher UK courts, including the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court, and matters in the gambling sector are areas of strength for Laura Poots.

London Bar > Tax: corporate

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Rupert Baldry KCPump Court Tax Chambers

London Bar > Tax: personal

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 2

Rupert Baldry KCPump Court Tax Chambers ‘The breadth of his experience and technical knowledge makes his conclusions very reassuring.’