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Chambers of Kevin Prosser KC
Pump Court Tax Chambers

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Andrew Hitchmough specialises in all forms of corporate tax, VAT and Customs duties. He has a strong advisory practice but is particularly well-known for his litigation experience in the Courts and Tribunals. He lectures frequently on VAT and corporate transactions.


Called 1991, Inner Temple

QC, 2013


VAT Practitioners Group

Revenue Bar Association

London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association


Winstanley College, Southampton University (1990 LLB Hons, 1st)

Inns of Court School of Law (1991)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Tax: VAT and excise

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Andrew Hitchmough KC – Pump Court Tax Chambers ‘Andrew is very user friendly and excellent with clients, with a robust and practical outlook to managing disputes. Andrew is always one of the team and his technical knowledge is outstanding, making him a favourite to instruct.’

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.