The Interaction of EU Treaty Freedoms and the UK Tax Code by Rory Mullan and Harriet Brown now published

Rory Mullan and Harriet Brown of Tax Chambers 15 Old Square are happy to announce the publication of their book entitled The Interaction of EU Treaty Freedoms and the UK Tax Code.

The book costs £75 and can be ordered from legal booksellers or directly from the publisher Key Haven Publications.

To celebrate the launch of their book, Rory and Harriet will be hosting a seminar and drinks reception on 7 December 2011 from 4.30 pm at the Old Courtroom, Lincoln’s Inn.

The seminar will be open to anyone who wishes to attend and who confirms such by e-mailing

The timetable will be:

4.30p.m. – 4.45p.m. Stephen Brandon QC will give a brief overview of the EU law issues which have arisen in a case before the First-tier Tribunal (in which he is leading the authors) in which an assessment under section 739 ICTA 1988 is being challenged inter alia on EU law grounds.

4.45p.m. – 5.20p.m. Harriet Brown – recent developments in the CJEU in relation to unjust enrichment and other defences to unlawful tax charges.

5.20p.m. – 6.00p.m. Rory Mullan – the limited extent to which commercial and tax avoidance motivations can impact on EU treaty defences to a tax charge .

A drinks reception will be held immediately after the talks at which Rory and Harriet will be delighted to answer any questions.

Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the launch.