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Pump Court Tax Chambers

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London Bar > Private client: personal tax

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William Massey QCPump Court Tax ChambersIs the top UK inheritance tax barrister; you dread the day that he retires.

The ‘pre-eminent tax set‘, Pump Court Tax Chambers list of barristers ‘reads like a “Who’s Who” of the tax world‘. Chambers is ‘the leading set’ for personal tax issues, according to clients, who also highlight how it is a ‘very well-run set of chambers with first-class expertise‘. The set handles the full range of work from onshore trust re-organisations to advice on residence and domicile issues. William Massey QC acted for The Sunderland Foundation and Justine Markovitz (the first and second defendants) in a widely discussed case which considered the powers of trustees of private family trusts. In another case of note, appearing in the Court of Appeal, Kevin Prosser QC secured a successful outcome for the revenue in Brain Disorders Research LP v HMRC, a case that considered a scheme that had been set up to enhance capital allowances and interest relief. Julian Ghosh QC and Jonathan Bremner QC are now at One Essex Court.