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 whether Mr Butt could be fixed with a penalty by reference to disallowed input tax, regard being had to article 7 ECHR and article 49 of the EU Charter. Rose LJ gave a judgment holding that he could.

4 April 2019