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David Southern QC
Lawyer Rankings(Tax: corporate - Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 3 (Tax: VAT - Leading silks) Ranked: Tier 4
Members of Temple Tax Chambers are all ‘easy to instruct and to consult with‘ and demonstrate expertise in all areas of direct and indirect commercial taxation, according to instructing solicitors. In addition to strong advisory work, members are involved in a number of high-profile matters for taxpayers. Jonathan Schwarz appeared in Fowler v HMRC, a case revolving around the interpretation of tax treaties that concern the UK taxation of South African divers working in the UK sector of the North Sea. Lyndsey Frawley was instructed in BT PLC v HMRC, which regards a refund for overpaid VAT as a result of the UK’s failure to implement an EU compliant bad relief regime between 1978 and 1989. Also of note, David Southern QC specialises in tax litigation, corporate finance, judicial review, and has substantial experience in cases involving overseas jurisdictions.