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William Massey QC

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Pump Court Tax Chambers (Chambers of Kevin Prosser QC)


Widely recognised and consulted in all types of revenue work, with a particularly strong private client tax practice, including estate planning, heritage property, business and agricultural property reliefs, and variation of trusts. Cases include Antrobus (deceased) v IRC 2004 (IHT - agricultural property relief for farmhouses);  A and B’s Undertakings 2005 (HMRC’s power to vary past conditional exemption undertakings); Marquess of Hertford and others v IRC 2005 (business property relief from IHT – interpretation of s110 and s112 IHTA 1984);  Nelson Dance Family Settlement  v HMRC 2009 (business property relief from IHT - ambit of s.104 IHTA 1984) McCall v HMRC 2009 (business property relief from IHT – ambit of s105(3) IHTA 1984); Allfrey v Allfrey 2015 and AC v DC 2016 (Variation of Trusts Act applications – extension of trust period and accumulation period); Executors of Lord Howard of Henderskelfe v HMRC 2014 (Court of Appeal – CGT ‘wasting asset’ exemption).


Called 1977, Middle Temple, elected a Bencher (2004); QC 1996; 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.


Harrow; Hertford College, Oxford (MA (Jurisprudence)).

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Private client: personal tax

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