Setu Kamal

Setu Kamal

E-mail: Setu Kamal specialises in all areas of tax and chancery law. Professional clients range from London Big Four Firms to leading provincial firms.

Areas of interest involve:

  • International planning for non-residents and non-domiciliaries
  • Stamp Duty Land Tax Planning
  • Income tax and NIC planning
  • Efficient Estate Planning
  • Value Added Tax
  • Business Rates
His writings on these areas, including the first edition of the The Complete Tax Residence, can be found at

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Recent and Landmark Cases:

Phizackerley v HM Revenue and Customs SpC 00591 2007 (deduction of debt disallowed under the artificial debt rule).

The Executors of Bower v HMRC (SpC 0665)


Articles include:

When is a debt not a debt? The Phizackerley trap TQR Volume 5 Issue 2 2007

Charitable Changes. Taxation Volume 160 No.4132 November 2007

Market Valuation: Contenders for the role of Hypothetical Buyer. Personal Tax Planning Review Volume 12 Issue 2

Income-shifting post Finance Act 2009 Taxation June 2009


Publications include:

Venables and Kessler on The Taxation of Charities (with James Kessler QC) Keyhaven Publications, 6th Edition 2007.

Charity Planning, Tolley's Tax Planning 2008-09

Chapters on the Taxation of Trusts, Estates and Settlements and on Losses for Whiteman on Income Tax, 4th edition, Sweet & Maxwell, published 2009.