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Georgia Hicks

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Practice Areas

Georgia‘s practice areas are tax, employment, and sports law. She is particularly highly regarded in the field of employment-related taxes, including: employment status; IR35; taxation of damages and termination payments. She represents a range of private clients (media journalists, football clubs, referee associations, radio DJs) as well as HMRC. Notable recent tax cases include: Professional Game Match Officials Ltd v HMRC [2020] S.T.C. 1077; Tottenham Hotspur v HMRC [2018] 4 WLR 17; R (oao Glencore) v HMRC [2017] 4 WLR 213.

An accomplished advocate, she regularly appears in multi-day hearings in employment and tax cases, both led and instructed in her own right.

For more information, please visit https://www.devereuxchambers.co.uk/barristers/profile/georgia-hicks

Career

Called 2012 (Gray’s Inn); Appointed to the Attorney General's Panel of Counsel (C Panel) in 2017. Prizes and awards: The James Hunt Prize for Advocacy (Gray’s Inn 2013); The Ede and Ravenscroft Advocacy Prize (Gray’s Inn 2012); The Norman Tapp Memorial Prize for Excellence in Mooting (Gray’s Inn, 2012).

Professional Memberships

RBA, IFS, ELA, ELBA, PNBA, FRU.

Personal

University of Oxford, BA (Hons) English Language and Literature (First Class); City University GDL (Distinction); City University London BPTC (Very Competent).