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Jonathan Peacock QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments

Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022

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Tax - London (Bar)

Star Individuals

Jonathan Peacock QC
Jonathan Peacock QC is deeply experienced in advising financial institutions, multinationals and high net worth individuals on a range of tax matters. His areas of expertise include capital markets, employee remuneration and capital allowances, among others. He is seen as a standout figure at the Tax Bar and someone with the gravitas to handle the most sophisticated and significant cases. Peacock has appeared at the highest levels of the UK and EU court systems.
Strengths: "His advice is very clear and logical." "He has seen everything, has very strong judgement when it comes to finding what the right answer is and is very user-friendly too."
Recent work: Acted in SSE Generation Limited v HMRC, a case concerning capital allowances in relation to an underground hydro-electric plant.
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Tax: Indirect Tax - London (Bar)

Star Individuals

Jonathan Peacock QC
Jonathan Peacock QC is a pre-eminent figure at the Indirect Tax Bar, singled out for his intellectual acumen and his wealth of experience in the area. He regularly advises multinational corporations and high net worth individuals on indirect tax issues, and is particularly well versed in tax mitigation issues. His practice has seen him handle the leading VAT cases in the gaming and retail industry. Peacock is further noted for regularly providing expert opinions on overseas litigation.
Strengths: "A very confident advocate who is diligent in his preparation." "He is a consummate performer in court."
Recent work: Acted in Rank and Gala v HMRC, a case concerning the VAT treatment of gaming machines.
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