We identify 23 silks and six juniors in this chapter for their excellent work representing clients in high-stakes corporate tax matters in domestic and international proceedings
Most highly regarded:
One Essex Court is home to four standout silks highlighted in this chapter.
Malcolm Gammie QC is a veteran in the field with decades of experience navigating clients through high-value tax disputes.
Julian Ghosh QC is a seasoned tax specialist who stands out for his wealth of experience in complex tax litigation.
Jonathan Bremner QC is highly sought after for his encyclopaedic knowledge of international tax law.
Laurence Rabinowitz QC regularly represents big-name clients in contentious tax proceedings.
Roderick Cordara QC of Essex Court Chambers is a renowned name who clients rely on for the full gamut of EU-related tax issues.
David Scorey QC is held in high esteem for his profound understanding of complex VAT matters.
Kevin Prosser QC from Pump Court Tax Chambers is an “excellent, accessible and very commercial silk who clients adore”. One peer adds, “His witness handling is masterful.”
Nicola Shaw QC at Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers is “excellent, excellent, excellent” according to impressed respondents who praise her “sensational client care skills” and “very fine brain”.
The “brilliant” David Goldberg QC is a first-tier litigator and “someone you want on your side when there’s a war”.
Philip Baker QC with Field Court Tax Chambers is a “star of international tax law” who is highly esteemed as “great fun to work alongside”.
At 11 New Square, Jonathan Peacock QC is distinguished by his in-depth understanding of the full spectrum of direct and indirect tax issues.
Hui Ling McCarthy QC is a “fantastic practitioner” who is “lovely to deal with” and “understands tax issues like nobody else”.
The “amazing” Felicity Cullen QC at Devereux Chambers is a “wonderful, focused and academic silk” who “always provides the right answers”.
Temple Tax Chambers excels with three nominations this year.
The “excellent” Jonathan Schwarz receives plaudits as the “crème de la crème” of international corporate tax law.
Alun James is a go-to junior for complex VAT and direct tax disputes.
Michael Sherry is revered for his “pleasant advocacy and depth of knowledge”. His practice spans the full range of accounting, VAT and tax planning matters.
Barrie Akin with Devereux Chambers is lauded for his wealth of experience in high-stakes cross-border tax disputes.
Nikhil Mehta at Gray’s Inn Tax Chambers earns acclaim as a top-notch tax specialist with decades of experience in the field.
Conrad McDonnell is a “very bright and capable advocate” who is recognised for his expertise in VAT and employee taxation disputes.