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Chambers of Kevin Prosser QC
Pump Court Tax Chambers

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John Tallon qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1970 and has been a Member of Chambers since 1976, taking Silk in 2000.
John advises on all forms of revenue law. His accountancy background provides a very good base for particular areas of expertise encompassing, inter alia, owner-managed businesses and tax investigation work. He advises both taxpayers and HMRC and is qualified to accept Public Access instructions.
An accomplished lecturer, John has the ability to communicate the effects of complex legislation, and tax-effective solutions to particular problems, to lay clients in an understandable and user-friendly manner. John has appeared for both taxpayers and HMRC in the First-Tier Tribunal (previously the Special Commissioners) and for taxpayers in the High Court.


Qualified 1975; Middle Temple; Pump Court Tax Chambers 1976; QC 2000.


Revenue Bar Association; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association.


Rugby School; 1970 FCA.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Private client: personal tax

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 2

John Tallon QCPump Court Tax ChambersExplains things in plain English and sees both sides of a problem.

London Bar > Tax: corporate and VAT/indirect tax

(Tax: corporate - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3

John Tallon QCPump Court Tax ChambersVery approachable and sees all sides of a problem.