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Mishcon de Reya LLP

Tax: Contentious

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What the team is known for

Impressive team of tax disputes specialists known for its work with individuals and corporate clients. As well as its work on VAT disputes, the team also advises businesses and individuals in the media sector on IR35.

Strengths

Sources say: "The team is professional and good fun to work with."

Work highlights

Represented Iceland Foods in a dispute with HMRC alleging breaches of the National Minimum Wage legislation.

Notable practitioners

Leslie Allen is well known for representing clients in VAT disputes, employment-related tax issues and judicial reviews. He ably represents both corporate clients and individual claimants.
"He is very experienced, knows how HMRC operate and is always thinking a number of steps ahead." "He has the technical ability to break things down to a common-sense level in front of the court."

Waqar Shah is developing a significant tax disputes practice and regularly assists clients with VAT-related litigation.
"He is very smart, good to work with, sharp and commercial." "He is super personable, technical and willing to listen to our views."

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Tax: Contentious

Mishcon de Reya LLP

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Location

Africa House

70 Kingsway

London

Greater London

UK

WC2B 6AH

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UK-wide

Tax: Contentious


Leslie Allen
Band 2
Waqar Shah
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