Our Taxation practice is at the core of the firm. Got a dispute with HMRC? Our tax team is made up of specialist tax lawyers who can assist you to resolve your tax dispute. Our ex-HMRC lawyers will guide you on complex tax legislation to get you the best possible result.
We have years of experience negotiating with HMRC and handling tax appeals at the Tax Tribunals and in the High Court dealing with contentious tax disputes. We also work extensively with Accountants, Tax Investigation practices and former HMRC Officers to ensure your matter is handled correctly. The depth of our combined capabilities allows us to represent clients in a variety of situations, whether advising private or corporate clients during tax audits, pursuing administrative appeals, or litigating tax matters at the Tax Tribunal, Court or in tax appeals. Clients hire us because of our extensive experience in all areas, and especially because of our litigation experience – when necessary, we know when to go to the Tax Tribunal and we know how to litigate.
Tax Practice Areas at a Glance:
- Civil Tax Evasion and Fraud Tax Investigations:
- Tax Avoidance Schemes;
- Offshore Tax Evasion;
- Missing Trader Fraud (MTIC VAT Evasion)
- Code of Practice 8 investigations (suspicion of serious Tax Avoidance using schemes such as EBT/PBT structures);
- Code of Practice 9 investigations (suspicion of serious Tax Fraud); and
- Code of Practice 11 investigations (Self Assessment Tax Investigations).
- Criminal Tax Investigation:
- Corporate Tax Evasion:
- Code of Practice 14 Investigation (Company Tax Return Enquiries); and
- Section 12A TMA 1970 Notice Investigations.
- VAT, PAYE and Duties Investigations:
- Appeals against a tax assessment;
- Appeals against any tax penalty;
- negotiating with HMRC;
- navigating the HMRC internal review process; and
- advising on statutory tax appeals at the Tax Tribunal.
- First Tier Tax Tribunal representation;
- Late appeals to the Tax Tribunal;
- Managing the HMRC voluntary disclosure scheme;
- Representation at HMRC Interviews; and
- Drafting witness statements on behalf of taxpayers.
- Challenging a HMRC statutory demand;
- Set aside a HMRC winding up / bankruptcy petition; and
- Recovery of EU taxes by HMRC (MARD).
Need legal advice or help solving a HMRC Tax Dispute?
Your search ends here. 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.
We have a team of established tax and duties specialist lawyers with a proven track record of delivering authoritative solutions.
How our expert London Tax Lawyers can help you
As a leading specialist tax law firm with a track record of success, you can be assured your tax matter is in safe hands. Our success rate is a result of the dedication of our tax team who will diligently review your matter so it has the best possible chance of success from the outset when it matters the most.
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.
Although you may have instructed an Accountant in relation to your tax matters, 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.
If you have a dispute with HMRC and find yourself hitting a ‘brick wall’ or even if you are unsure of how to deal with correspondence and/or demands you have received from HMRC then you should contact us immediately to ascertain how we can assist you in your matter.
Not based in London? We provide nationwide representation
That does not matter, we will represent you no matter where you are based in England or Wales.
If you contact us through our contact form, by email or by phone, one of our tax team members will contact you by phone to discuss your matter and assess whether we can help you.
If we can, we will arrange a conference with a senior member(s) of our tax team. This meeting will take place either in person or using our telephone conference facilities or via Skype if you prefer. Therefore, no matter where you are based in England or Wales we can represent you.
Discounted fixed fee initial consultation
If you need Taxation advice our highly experienced solicitors and barristers are able to assist. Our specialist tax team regularly provide market leading advice to directors of companies and limited liability partnerships. We invite you to contact us so we can assess your claim. We can subsequently provide urgent help, advice or representation to clients from our expert legal team of leading Taxation solicitors and barristers. Just call or email us now for a heavily discounted initial consultation; our legal team are waiting to help.
Please note: If you know or suspect you are being investigated by HMRC or have a tax liability issue then do not delay in contacting us in complete confidence.