Mishcon de Reya LLP

Gary R Richards

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Practice Areas

Gary advises clients in a number of sectors, including corporate finance and M&A, real estate, outsourcing and financial services. He also works with both public sector organisations and their private sector counterparties in joint ventures, reconciling their different perspectives on tax planning and related reputational issues.

Apart from his wide-ranging experience of corporate tax structuring, Gary has significant experience of indirect taxes, particularly VAT and SDLT, and successfully managing and resolving tax litigation with HMRC. His previous participation in various tax working parties, including being a member of HMRC's GAAR Interim Advisory Panel, enables him to offer insights on the likely reaction of HMRC to tax advantaged structures.

Career

Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP

Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Partner, Weil Gotshal & Manges

Partner, Barlow Lyde & Gilbert

Senior Manager/Partner, Price Waterhouse

Associate, Linklaters

Associate, Rowe & Maw

Trainee/Associate, McKenna & Co

Professional Memberships

Gary is a member of British Tax Review's editorial team and has written numerous articles for the BTR.

Publications

Gary has written a number of articles for Tax Journal, including:

Tax Simplification: what now for the OTS

An end to tax confidentiality and other verities?

HMRC and GSTS Pathology

2016 Budget Tax Reflections