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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

Kevin Prosser QC

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

Position

Widely recognised and consulted in all types of revenue work with a particularly strong litigation practice. Cases since 2015 include: CJEU: Mercedes-Benz (VAT, hire purchase); Supreme Court: UBS (income tax, employment income, tax avoidance); Court of Appeal: Blackwell: (CGT, deductible expenditure); Court of Appeal: Bristol & West Court of Appeal (corporation tax avoidance, closure notice); Upper Tribunal: Morrisons Trusts (CGT, tax avoidance); Brains research (income tax avoidance, R&D allowances, sham); ING Direct (VAT, supplies for consideration); Bowring (CGT avoidance, offshore trust); Wakefield College (VAT, supplies for consideration); FTT Reeves (CGT hold-over relief, EU Law, ECHR).

Career

Called 1982, QC 1996; Recorder 2000-2015, Lincolns Inn Bencher 2005; Deputy High
Court Judge (2008-2015), Head of Chambers (2014 to present).

Member

Chairman, Revenue Bar Association (2009-2013); London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association.

Education

Broxbourne School; University College, London (1979 LLB); St Edmund Hall, Oxford (1981 BCL); Bar School.


London Bar

Private client: personal tax

Within: Private client: personal tax – Leading silks

Kevin Prosser QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersComes up with brilliant answers in an unbelievably short period of time.

Within: Private client: personal tax

‘The strongest tax chambers by a country mile’, Pump Court Tax Chambers is a ‘very well regarded set with a range of very talented tax barristers’. It handles a wide range of work from offshore and onshore trust reorganisations to domicile issues and the full range of exemptions. Recent highlights included Kevin Prosser QC leading David Yates for HMRC in Brain Disorders Research LP v HMRC, which involved a scheme to enhance capital allowances and interest relief.

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: corporate – Leading silks

Kevin Prosser QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersHe is very concise and does not talk for the sake of talking.

Within: Tax: VAT – Leading silks

Kevin Prosser QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersSufficiently experienced to have seen all of HMRC's tactics in previous cases.

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