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Chambers of Kevin Prosser QC
Pump Court Tax Chambers

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Emma Chamberlain OBE specialises in taxation and trust advice for high net worth private clients, especially IHT and CGT advice, advice on tax issues arising on divorce, and advice for foreign domiciliaries and non-residents. In some circumstances Emma is able to accept instructions via Public Access. She is a member of the GAAR Advisory Panel. She sat on the consultation group that assisted in devising the statutory residence test.. She was seconded in 2015 and 2016 to advise HM Treasury and HMRC on a number of technical matters relating to inheritance tax and foreign domiciliaries.


Called 1998;


STEP (technical committee), Chancery Bar Association, Revenue Bar Association, Chartered Institute of Taxation Capital Taxes Committee (previously chair); council member of CIOT.

Publications: On editorial board of Britsh Tax Review, Co-author of “Trust Taxation and Estate Planning” (4th edition), Sweet & Maxwell (2014); Co-editor of “Dymond’s Capital Taxes”, Co-author of “Pre-Owned Assets and Estate Planning” (3rd edition), Sweet & Maxwell, (2009) Co-author of Mirrlees Report IFS “Wealth and Wealth Transfer Taxes” OUP 2009. Current Issues in Succession Law Hart Publishing 2016.


University of Oxford (BA (Hons) Modern History); College of Law; Royal Academy of Music (LRAM).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: personal tax

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Emma ChamberlainPump Court Tax ChambersHas a superb understanding of HMRC’s thinking and likelihood of challenge; strong technical knowledge, commercial and practical-minded advice.