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Pump Court Tax Chambers Offices
Pump Court Tax Chambers
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William Massey KC
William Massey’s practice covers all areas of personal and corporate taxation, tax appeals and other tax related litigation. He is best known for his expertise in private client tax, particularly in estate tax planning, heritage property, conditional exemption, business and agricultural property reliefs, and trust tax planning (including variations of trust under the Variation of Trusts Act).
Called 1977, Middle Temple, elected a Bencher (2004)
Governor, Harrow School (2000-2013) Summer Fields School (1996-2013)
Member, Tax Committee, Historic Houses Association
Revenue Bar Association
Chancery Bar Association
London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association
Hertford College, Oxford (MA (Jurisprudence))
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 1
Pump Court Tax Chambers offers expertise in the full scope of private client tax matters, including succession planning, offshore advisory work, Chancery court work, and, increasingly, tax issues in the sports context. The set has further strength in contentious matters, and acts for both HMRC and private individuals. William Massey KC covers matters related to trusts, land, and landed estates, and is described as ‘the preeminent go-to capital taxes silk.’ Kevin Prosser KC is highly active in litigation, with notable cases including acting for the taxpayer in Euromoney v HMRC, a tax avoidance case before the First Tier Tribunal. James Rivett KC acts for high profile and high net worth individuals both in complex advisory matters and before the courts, including acting on behalf of Gary Lineker in proceedings relating to the tax treatment of his broadcasting roles at the BBC and BT Sport.