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Axiom Advocates

Tax

2 ranked barristersBand 1Scotland (Bar)UK Bar 2021 View ranking table
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Client service:

Houses advocates who exude excellence when handling contentious and non-contentious briefs for individuals and businesses, and who also frequently represent HMRC. The advocates are experienced and knowledgeable in relation to both direct and indirect taxation. They are skilled in appellate matters taking place before the Upper Tribunal and the courts.,"They pick up instructions very quickly and bend over backwards to locate available counsel and deal with all manner of administrative tasks at short notice." Lesley Flynn is the practice manager.

Strengths:

David Thomson QC
A much-liked and respected advocate who primarily focuses on contentious taxation matters. He tends to represent HMRC.
"An all-round excellent civil practitioner." "He deals with things in a very calm and efficient manner and gets to the key point of the case without over complicating things."
Recent work: Instructed in Snow Factor Limited v HMRC, an appeal in relation to the application of the reduced rate of VAT.

Strengths:

Julian Ghosh QC
Market-leading advocate who stands out for his excellence in both Scottish and English tax matters. His expertise covers the entire spectrum of tax matters and he is praised for his expertise in cases concerning European taxation rules. He also practises out of One Essex Court in London.
"Astute and down to earth."

Tax Department

Axiom Advocates

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Department location

Advocates Library

Parliament House

Edinburgh

City of Edinburgh

UK

EH1 1RF

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Silks (QC)

Scotland (Bar)

Tax


David Thomson QC
Band 1
Julian Ghosh QC
Star Individuals