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Chambers of Kevin Prosser QC

Living Wage
16 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4EF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7414 8080
Fax:
Fax 020 7414 8099
DX:
312 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.pumptax.com

David Milne QC

Tel:
Work 020 7414 8080
Email:
Pump Court Tax Chambers (Chambers of Kevin Prosser QC)

Position

Specialises in both direct and indirect tax, especially litigation and dispute resolution; recent cases of note include: Marks & Spencer plc v HMRC (House of Lords and ECJ); v Dimsey & R v Allen (House of Lords);Peterson v CIR (NZ) (Privy Council); Telewest Communications v CCE (Court of Appeal); Mars UK Ltd v Small (House of Lords); British Telecommunications plc v HMRC (House of Lords); Newcastle United FC v HMRC (High Court); Spearmint Rhino v HMRC (High Court); Newnham College, Cambridge v HMRC (House of Lords); Brunel Motor Company Ltd v HMRC & Ford (Court of Appeal); TNT v HMRC & Royal Mail (ECJ); Philips Electronics (UK) Ltd v HMRC (ECJ); LMUK v HMRC (ECJ and Supreme Court); CCJ v Jamaica (Privy Council); British Film Institute v HMRC (Upper Tribunal & ECJ); Med Hotels v HMRC (Supreme Court); Greene King v HMRC (Court of Appeal); Wheels v HMRC (First-Tier Tribunal; ECJ); HMRC v Marks & Spencer (Group relief) (Supreme Court); Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust v HMRC (First-tier Tribunal); Kumon Educational (First-tier Tribunal); GDF Suex v HMRC (Upper Tribunal); Paypoint v HMRC (FTT).

Career

Called 1970, Lincoln’s Inn; QC 1987; assistant recorder 1989; recorder 1994-2006.

Member

Revenue Bar Association; VAT Practicioners' Group; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; Honorary Fellow of Chartered Institute of Taxation 2009.

Education

Harrow School; Oxford University (1966 MA Law); Whinney Murray & Co Chartered Accountants (1969 ACA; 1974 FCA).


London Bar

Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: VAT – Leading silks

David Milne QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersThorough, hardworking and a good team player.

Within: Tax: corporate – Leading silks

David Milne QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersExcellent rapport with judges.

Within: Tax: corporate and VAT

Pump Court Tax Chambers is regarded as ‘the pre-eminent set for tax advice and litigation’; its members possessing ‘a wealth of experience across the field of tax’. On the corporate tax side, a number of senior members were involved in Prudential v HMRC and the MODS Group Litigation. In terms of VAT, David Milne QC successfully represented the taxpayer in Investment Trust Companies Ltd v HMRC. Jonathan Bremner QC and Richard Vallat QC took silk in 2018.

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