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Chambers Of Patrick C Soares

3 FIELD COURT, GRAY’S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5EP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3693 3700
DX:
374 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.fieldtax.com

Imran S Afzal

Tel:
Work 020 3693 3700
Email:
Field Court Tax Chambers (Chambers Of Patrick C Soares)

Work Department

Tax – corporate; tax – international; tax – VAT, C&E.

Position

Barrister at Field Court Tax Chambers. Advises and litigates on all areas of tax law, including domestic and international matters for private clients, companies and revenue authorities (UK and foreign). Appointed to the Attorney General B Panel in 2017.

Career

Called 2008, Lincoln’s Inn; pupil Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers 2008-09, barrister 2009-15; tenant (and founding member) Field Court Tax Chambers 2014 to date; part-time tutor London School of Economics 2007-13; tutor on MA in Taxation at IALS 2013-15. Publications: ‘Thoughts on Drummond & The Judicial Approach to Anti-Avoidance’ (GITC Review 2009); ‘Case Note: Drummond v Revenue & Customs Commissioners’ (British Tax Review 2010); ‘Flip-Flop Schemes & Burton’ (GITC Review 2010); ‘Domicile: Basic Principles, Common Misconceptions and Preparing for the Future’ (GITC Review 2010); ‘Mark Higgins Rallying v HMRC, Partnership ‘Residence’ (GITC Review 2012); ‘Pitt v Holt and Futter v Futter, the Rule in Hastings-Bass and Mistake’ (GITC Review 2012).

Languages

Punjabi, Urdu.

Education

Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe; Merton College, Oxford (2006 BA: top of year; 2007 BCL: top of year).

Leisure

Travel, politics, reading (particularly about business, politics and the history of the Indian Subcontinent), cars.


London Bar

Private client: personal tax

Within: Private client: personal tax – Leading juniors

Imran Afzal - Field Court Tax ChambersA strategic thinker.

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Tax: corporate and VAT

Within: Tax: corporate – Leading juniors

Imran Afzal - Field Court Tax ChambersAn experienced tax advisor and litigator.

Within: Tax: corporate and VAT

Field Court Tax Chambers is a specialist tax set, members of which are regularly instructed by governments, multinational enterprises, wealthy individuals, charities, celebrities and tax authorities. Niche areas of expertise include double taxation and tax-related human rights law. Co-founder Patrick Way QC has expansive UK court experience and has also appeared before the Privy Council. Imran Afzal successfully represented the revenue before the Supreme Court in Littlewoods Ltd and others v HMRC in a case revolving around the availability of compound interest where taxpayers have overpaid.

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