Old Square Tax Chambers is an elite set whose members are among the best regarded tax barristers in practice.

We provide independent advice on all areas of tax. We provide assistance in tax disputes of all types and can help taxpayers in all their dealings with HMRC. Members of chambers have appeared in tax litigation from the First-tier Tribunal to the Supreme Court and CJEU. Particular areas in which barristers at Old Square Tax Chambers excel include trusts and estate planning, employee taxation, foreign domiciliaries, corporate taxation, international taxation, VAT and SDLT.

If you wish to discuss instructing one of us or would like further information, our Senior Clerk Cliff Holland will be happy to help.

Old Square Tax Chambers
15 Old Square, Lincoln's Inn
London, WC2A 3UE
Tel: (020) 7242 2744
Fax: (020) 7831 8095
Out of Hours: 07917 701 325


Rory Mullan and Harriet Brown - Butt v HMRC [2019] EWCA Civ 554

Rory Mullan and Harriet Brown  have been commended for their pro bono work by the Court of Appeal in their recent appearance on behalf of the taxpayer in Butt v HMRC [2019] EWCA Civ 554. The appeal concerned …

Free Seminar – Current and New Issues with the Taxation of UK Real Estate – NOTES AVAILABLE

Old Square Tax Chambers are hosting an afternoon seminar on 7 March 2019 where Patrick Cannon, Etienne Wong and Sarah Squires will be speaking on Current and New Issues with the Taxation of UK Real Estate. The seminar was held from 16:15 on Thursday 7th …

Free Seminar: Tax Administration and Taxpayer Rights – NOTES AVAILABLE

Old Square Tax Chambers hosted an afternoon seminar where Rory Mullan, Ross Birkbeck and Philip Simpson QC. Seminar Timetable 15:45 - 16:15 Tea & Coffee 16:15 - 16:50 Rory Mullan - Challenging assessments Applicable time limits for assessments, enquiries and closure notices …

Taxman accused of bullying overseas earners with letters ~ a recent article in The Times by Carol Lewis stated

Patrick Cannon, a leading tax barrister, said: “These bullying letters are exactly the sort of thing the Lords criticised.” He said that they were designed to “put the wind up people”, had no official legal …

Old Square Tax Chambers is delighted to announce that Rebecca Sheldon has joined Chambers as a full tenant

Rebecca holds two first class law degrees from the universities of Durham and Cambridge and was graded “outstanding” on the BPTC. Prior to coming to the bar, she worked as a VAT research assistant for …