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Practice Areas

All forms of revenue law, with particular specialisations in: international taxation (both corporate and private client, and government advisory work on taxation, with a particular interest in double taxation conventions); in European Union tax law; and in taxation and human rights (especially the European Convention on Human Rights).


1979-87, lecturer in law, School of Oriental and African Studies, London University. 1987-present, Barrister. Founder member of Field Court Tax Chambers, August 2014

Professional Memberships

Barrister, Grays Inn (1979), QC (2002); visiting professor, Oxford University; senior visiting fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London; Committee Member, International Fiscal Association (British Branch); Member, International Tax Sub-Committees, Law Society; Member, Exchequer Secretary's Forum for Tax Professionals.


'Double Taxation Conventions' (3rd edn, looseleaf, 2001). Editor, International Tax Law Reports.


Educated: Emmanuel College, Cambridge (MA); Balliol College, Oxford (BCL); University College, London (LLM); SOAS, London (PhD); London Business School (MBA). Married, three children. Awarded OBE, July 1997.