• “I can trust a high net worth client will be taken care of”

    Chambers High Net Worth Guide

  • “Fantastic track record for fraud cases”

    Legal 500

  • “The type you need on your side against HMRC or the SFO”

    Chambers UK Guide

  • “Client service is second to none”

    Legal 500

  • “Brilliant reputation”

    Legal 500

  • “Very through and very Knowledgeable”

    Chambers UK Guide

Tax Disputes, Investigations & Tribunal Solicitors

The political climate has changed dramatically. HMRC is ploughing more and more resources into investigating companies and individuals it suspects of tax evasion and avoidance.

The financial returns for HMRC are high. The largest returns are expected from investigations into high net worth individuals.

HMRC has launched an all-out attack on marketed avoidance schemes, including Film Schemes, EFURBS and Gift Aid.

Our team of tax dispute solicitors has been tackling HMRC for more than 20 years in the criminal, civil and tribunal arenas.

The focus of our practice is assisting promotors and stakeholders achieve negotiated principled resolutions with HMRC through mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) strategies.

Given the change of stance by HMRC, we expect to take more cases through to First and Upper Tier Tribunal and the civil courts.

Our experience of fighting HMRC gives us the tactical acumen and skills to get the best possible results for clients.

We believe in assembling the very best team for the job, including expert witnesses, leading counsel and accountants whilst providing ‘legally privileged’ bespoke advice in each individual case.

Our tax dispute lawyers are often asked to discreetly assist other legal teams and accountants to provide specialist advice behind the scenes.

Our tax investigations solicitors can help with the defence of tax mitigation and avoidance schemes including film schemes, EFURBS and Gift Aid through to appeal and tribunal stage, civil fraud investigations as well as negotiating Time to Pay arrangements with HMRC debt management units.

If you are facing an investigation by HMRC for commercial tax fraud or money laundering, our tax fraud solicitors work closely with other professionals including accountants to help resolve matters with HMRC through the civil regime wherever possible to achieve a commercially favourable outcome.

However, if you are facing criminal prosecution, we will fight hard to defend your best interests every step of the way.

For initial consultation please call us to make an appointment on 0333 202 6445, or if you prefer contact us online