Expert HMRC Tax Disputes Legal Advice

Our Tax Solicitors & Barristers provide specialist legal advice, HMRC tax appeals & tax tribunal representation. Call ☎ 02071830529 or use our contact form:

Leading London HMRC Tax Disputes Lawyers

Our tax team made up of specialist tax lawyers can assist by providing you with a bespoke tax solution to your tax dispute. We can guide you through the minefield of ever-increasingly complex tax legislation, littered with compliance and due diligence traps.

Our tax team has experience in negotiating with HMRC and managing appeals against their decisions at all levels. Members of the team include qualified Tax Solicitors and Tax Barristers whom have vast experience of tax laws and first hand commercial, litigation and advocacy experience.

Taxpayers

31m

Total number of taxpayers in the UK (2019)

Appeals

7,081

Total number of HMRC tax appeals (2014)

Success

60%

Tax appeals settled without Tribunal hearing (2014)

Loan Charge

40,000

Number affected by disguised remuneration loan charge (2019)

(Source: HM Revenue & Customs)

Reasons to instruct us

leading city lawyers
leading city lawyers

Qualified solicitors and barristers with tax knowledge and litigation expertise operating from the only law firm in Middle Temple (a Barristers’ Inn of Court)

tax dispute specialists
tax dispute specialists

We are tax law experts on HMRC appeals, investigations, First Tier Tax Tribunal, VAT evasion, MTIC fraud, tax evasion, COP 8 or 9, seized goods, disguised remuneration

authorised & Regulated
authorised & Regulated

Unlike unregulated companies preying on the financially vulnerable, our legal tax experts offer independent legal advice regulated by the SRA and BSB

Our Areas of Expertise

FIRST TIER TAX TRIBUNAL REPRESENTATION

Expert Court advocacy; indirect tax appeals representation (Income tax/VAT/excise duty/CGT/Corporation tax); First Tier Tribunal; Upper Tribunal appeals; applications appeal out of time

Do you need a Tax Lawyer to challenge a HMRC tax penalty or fine? HMRC investigation? VAT issues? Problems with a disguised remuneration scheme or tax evasion? Need representation at the First Tier Tax Tribunal? 

We are a specialist leading City of London tax law firm based in Middle Temple (Barristers’ Inns of Court) adjacent to the Royal Courts of Justice.

Our expert tax solicitors and barristers have years of experience in negotiating with HMRC and managing appeals against their decisions at all levels. Members of the team include qualified Tax Solicitors and Tax Barristers whom have vast experience of tax laws and first hand commercial, litigation and advocacy experience previously working in-house for multinational accountancy firms and as senior counsel at HMRC itself.

Our experienced lawyers regularly carry out work in many tax disputes areas,  from advising clients on whether HMRC have followed the correct procedures to successfully challenging HMRC’s policies. We have specialist knowledge in HMRC internal processes as well as ensuring that we are able to successfully challenge HMRC decisions in the Tax Tribunals. We have a team of established tax and duties specialist lawyers with a proven track record of delivering authoritative solutions for our high net worth individual and corporate clients.

*Please note we do not undertake legal aid work and are normally only instructed on HMRC tax disputes that are of a substantial value (this is because legal costs are rarely recoverable in Tax Tribunal cases). Please see our costs page for more information.*

Why instruct a lawyer instead of an accountant in your HMRC tax dispute?

It is important to note that all client communications to accountants are not legally privileged and are easy for HMRC to obtain; however, communications to lawyers are legally privileged and highly confidential. Therefore it is beneficial to the success of many of our clients’ cases that we be instructed to instruct an experienced forensic accountant on your behalf.

Although you may have instructed an accountant in relation to your accounts and tax matters for yourself or your business, in most cases your accountant will be able to assist you in tax compliance matters whereas we specialise in assisting you in relation to any investigations that HMRC have brought against you. We regularly work with accountants to ensure that collectively we are able to obtain the best possible resolution to your matter.

Download our featured authoritative guide on HMRC tax disputes & investigations

The Company Director’s Guide on managing HMRC disputes

Our specialist tax team regularly provide market leading advice to directors of companies and limited liability partnerships.
Our work has featured in KSA Group‘s Worried Directors Guide 2018, including our authoritative guide on HMRC tax disputes and investigations.

The Company Director's Guide on managing HMRC disputes

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