Tax disputes and planning, companies, employment and incentives, National Insurance, pensions, share schemes, trusts and estates, residence, domicile, indirect tax, VAT, IPT, customs duties (warehousing, wholesalers, and hydrocarbon) insolvency, share and property valuation, penalties and enforcement, proceeds of crime. complex fraud, money laundering, tax and duties evasion, pensions fraud. Brexit implications for National Insurance, pensions and duties. Notable cases: HMRC v Cotter (SC); Pike v HMRC (CA); Bulley, HMIT v Hemmer Investments Limited (HC); Chadwick (Trustee in Bankruptcy for Braniffe) v National Crime Agency (FtT); Eatough v HMRC (FtT); R v Lee (CA Crim Div); R v Roach (CA Crim Div); Jennings v Crown Prosecution Service (CA and HL).
Employment and pensions, litigation, advice and drafting, corporate support, all areas of employment and discrimination law, TUPE, National Minimum Wage, public, private and overseas pensions; social security. Notable cases: Merry v Ministry of Justice (CA); Department for Education v Molyneux (CA).
Judicial review and public law. Notable cases: R (Howard) v Official Receiver (Admin); R (Rouse) v Revenue and Customs Commissioners (UT); R (Derry) v Revenue and Customs (Admin).