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Tax: Contentious
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Provided by Robert Waterson

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Robert is a Partner and a highly experienced regulatory disputes lawyer specialising in tax disputes, regulatory investigations and public law challenges. He acts for a broad range of clients from FTSE100 companies and HNW individuals to SMEs and not-for-profit organisations. He is particularly experienced in:

Multi-jurisdictional tax investigations and enquiries;

Group Litigation (High Court and Tribunals);

Administrative Law / Judicial Review (claimant and defendant);

Anti-Dumping Duty and Customs Disputes;

VAT and Direct Tax Disputes;

Tax Related Criminal investigations / Prosecutions;

Anti-Money Laundering;

Sanctions; and

Alternative Dispute Resolution / Mediation.

Robert has litigated at all levels of the UK courts and tribunals and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Career

HMRC Solicitor’s Office 2007-2008; Dorsey & Whitney (Europe) LLP 2008-2013; Joseph Hage Aaronson LLP 2013-2014; RPC, Legal Director (2014 to 2019); Partner 2019.

Professional Memberships

Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

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Tax: Contentious - UK-wide
4
Band 4

Robert Waterson represents clients facing inquiries from UK and European tax authorities. His work is broad and includes disputes involving customs duty, anti-dumping duty and SDLT.
"He is calm, pragmatic and a great person to have at your side during difficult negotiations." "He has really good technical knowledge but is also commercial and pragmatic." "He is experienced, responsive, calm and skilful in his handling of HMRC issues."

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