Tax: Contentious: Fraud Department

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What the team is known for Respected team which is known for its extensive tax fraud practice. Large corporate clients, as well as their directors and senior employees, seek out the team's advice. Areas of strength include allegations of MTIC and customs fraud.

Strengths Clients note: "They listen from start to finish, analyse and make decisions."

"They are extremely on top of their subject matter," sources say.

Work highlights Acted for Newcastle United Football Club in respect to an HMRC criminal investigation into suspected non-payment of income tax, National Insurance and VAT. The alleged non-payment relates to agents' fees paid as part of the transfer of players.

Notable practitioners

Adam Craggs
is well known for assisting clients facing charges of VAT and PAYE-related tax fraud. He has extensive experience representing high net worth individuals and senior executives.
"He is very calm, knowledgeable and reassuring."

Michelle Sloane
has broad experience representing a range of clients in income tax and VAT fraud cases.
"She has a very good grasp of High Court tax litigation." "She provides outstanding client care and representation."