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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

Richard Vallat

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

Position

Practises in all areas of revenue law,including advice and planning in the following areas: personal tax, corporate taxes, VAT and other indirect taxes, SDLT and tax-related litigation including professional negligence; he also advises on a range of matters both in contemplation of and seeking to avoid litigation, including contractual disputes with a tax element. Recent cases include UBS and DB Group Services (Supreme Court), Coulter Trust (Court of Appeal), Donaldson (Court of Appeal), Greene King (Court of Appeal), Aspect Capital (Upper Tribunal), Perrin & Ardmore Construction (Upper Tribunal), Henderson Investments (First-tier Tribunal), CIFF (High Court), Salinger (Firs-tier Tribunal) and OCO Ltd (First-tier Tribunal).

Career

Called 1997; Gray’s Inn. Attorney General’s B Panel counsel 2011. Attorney General's A Panel counsel June 2016.

Member

Revenue Bar Association; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; Chancery Bar Association; Stamp Taxes Practitioners Group; Moderator of the Trusts Discussion Forum; Society of Trust & Estates Practicioners.

Education

Winchester College; Merton College, Oxford; City University; Open University.


London Bar

Private client: personal tax

Within: Private client: personal tax – 2018 silks

Richard Vallat QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersHe is clear, concise and practical.

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: VAT – 2018 silks

Richard Vallat QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersSpecialises in all areas of revenue law.

Within: Tax: corporate – 2018 silks

Richard Vallat QC - Pump Court Tax ChambersHe thinks around problems and suggests superb alternatives.

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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