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Michael Furness KC
Barrister; formerly first standing junior to the Inland Revenue in Chancery matters; appears regularly in the High Court and Court of Appeal, both for the government and for private clients; outside Revenue litigation, his practice concentrates on pension schemes, trusts, charities and professional negligence, principally in the fields of pensions and tax. Overseas, he has a substantial contentious and non-contentious trust practice mainly in Bermuda, and involving large family trusts. He also appears regularly in the courts of Hong Kong, including three appearances in the Court of Final Appeal.
Called 1982; Lincoln’s Inn; KC 2000; deputy High Court judge 2004.
Association of Pension Lawyers; Chancery Bar Association; Revenue Bar Association.
Cambridge University (MA); Oxford University (BCL).
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Michael Furness KC – Wilberforce Chambers ‘Michael has excellent analytical skills. He is able to reduce highly complex matters to core issues and convey the points of focus which matter. He listens and readily tests other hypotheses and is a pleasure to deal with.’