International tax disputes and advice on solving cross-border tax problems as counsel and as an expert. Double tax relief, tax treaties, transfer pricing, permanent establishments, diverted profits tax, digital services tax, cross-border corporate and commercial transactions, withholding taxes, residence, domicile, EU tax law, tax implications of Brexit, property investment, exploitation of intellectual property and digital economy taxation, shipping, air transportation and tonnage tax, internationally mobile employees and cross-border and pensions, entertainers and sportspeople, joint ventures and private equity, group structures, finance, CFCs, investment funds and management, taxation international tax enforcement compliance and exchange of information. Arbitration and investment treaty dispute resolution.
Barrister – Middle Temple; Advocate- South Africa; Barrister & Solicitor- Alberta, Canada; Barrister- Republic of Ireland.
Visiting Professor –King’s College London, Dickson Poon School of Law. International Fiscal Association - Permanent Scientific Committee
Include: Author- Schwarz on Tax Treaties 5th Ed (CCH); Booth and Schwarz: Residence, Domicile and UK Taxation 20th Ed (Bloomsbury); Contributor- Transfer Pricing and Business Restructurings (IBFD).
BA, LLB (Witwatersrand), LLM (UC Berkeley), CTA (Fellow).