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Jonathan Peacock QC

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UK Bar
Strengths

Jonathan Peacock QC
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 and employee remuneration. He is seen as a standout figure at the Tax Bar with the gravitas to handle the most sophisticated and significant cases. He has appeared at the highest levels of the UK and EU court systems.
"He has excellent client-handling skills and is excellent on his feet." "A superb strategist." "Huge gravitas and fine judgement."
Recent work: Acted in Marathon Oil v HMRC, an oil and gas dispute about tax relief for the decommissioning of North Sea assets.

Strengths

Jonathan Peacock QC
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 also includes capital markets, corporate finance and employee remuneration matters, among others. He is further noted for regularly providing expert opinions on overseas litigation.
"Measured, organised, clever and excellent with clients. He has very good judgement and a good rapport with the Tribunal and the courts." "A powerful advocate."
Recent work: Acted in Taylor Wimpey v HMRC, a dispute as to the lawfulness of the UK’s block on the recovery of input VAT on 'white goods' installed in new homes.