Scott Redpath

Call 1996

“Clear advice, easy to action, pragmatic and straightforward.”

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Property and Planning

Scott specialises in all areas of revenue law, including corporate and personal taxes, PAYE and NICs, employment-related securities and share options, VAT and duties, pensions, insolvency, Judicial Review/Human Rights, proceeds of crime.

He is experienced in fiscal and commercial share and property valuation litigation.

Scott has extensive experience in pensions litigation, advice and drafting including commercial, tax and trust aspects of corporate and executive pensions, public sector arrangements, investment and funding issues, mergers and transfers, winding up and overseas arrangements.

Property and Planning cases

Eatough v HMRC [2011] UKFTT 335 (TC); Excise Duty – HODA 1979 – section 108 CEMA 1979 – Whether assessment to excise duty lawfully raised – Council Directive 92/12/EEC – whether review decision upholding assessment reasonable

High Court (QBD) tax indemnity; in wake of Drummond v HMRC [2009] EWCA Civ 608

Department for Children, Schools and Families v Molyneux [2010] All ER (D) 213 – (Pensions Ombudsman jurisdiction – maladministration – Teachers’ Pension Scheme Regulations – exercise of discretion – evidence) – (on appeal)

High Court – occupational pension scheme, dead-locked trustees, commercial property valuation, winding up, death benefits, in specie transfers, taxation (pre and post A-Day): (settled at mediation)