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Baker McKenzie

Tax: Contentious

2 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Respected disputes team that consists of lawyers and non-legal specialists such as accountants. Significant experience in transfer pricing and VAT disputes. Additional strength in handling Diverted Profits Tax matters and European state aid investigations. International tax disputes are a particular area of strength, and the team is regularly sought out for advice on complex multi-jurisdictional matters.

Strengths

Clients say: "They understand our business priorities and have a business approach to their recommendations and advice."

Sources remark: "They are very quick to respond, proactive, and the advice they give is clear."

Commentators note: "They are responsive, proactive, thoughtful and have good judgement on how to relate with HMRC."

Work highlights

Acted for UK Power Networks in a case defending claims for consortium relief, made by a number of its subsidiaries, which HMRC challenged.

Notable practitioners

David Jamieson is well respected for his deep experience with VAT issues. His market standing is demonstrated by his impressive client base, which includes household-name companies.
"David is excellent technically and a pleasure to work with."

Jessica Eden has experience guiding clients through transfer pricing and Diverted Profits Tax litigation. She also has noted expertise in unallowable purpose inquiries.
"She is good on technical disputes."

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UK-wide

Tax: Contentious


David Jamieson
Band 4
Jessica Eden
Band 4