Crucial Issues in Tax Disputes

Enquiries, Appeals in The Tax Tribunals, Alternative Remedies & When To Challenge HMRC By Judicial Review
5th September 2024 | The Inner Temple, London

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Join experts from Exchequer Chambers, with an esteemed lineup of experienced guests to give you all you need to know on taking a tax dispute to the First-tier Tribunal and Demystifying Judicial Review

In just one day understand:

Benchmark your approach to:
Align your best practice methodologies to:
Cutting edge methods to resolve disputes:
· Current Trends in Tax Litigation
· Tax Enquiries and Information Notices
· Current Enquiry Trends / HMRC Investigations
· HMRC’s civil approach to tax fraud
· Discovery assessments
· Evidence and Disclosure
· Alternative Dispute Resolution
· Tax planning and Tax Disputes
· Judicial review and tax disputes
· Alternative remedies for tax disputes

Featured Session

Your Conference Leaders include

Judge Nigel Popplewell
Judge Nigel Popplewell Judge
First Tier Tax Tribunal
Andrew Thornhill KC
Andrew Thornhill KC Barrister
Exchequer Chambers
Annis Lampard
Annis Lampard Tax Director
Richard Clayton KC
Richard Clayton KC Barrister
Exchequer Chambers
Jesminara Rahman
Jesminara Rahman Director
Tax Resolute
Julian Hickey
Julian Hickey Barrister
Exchequer Chambers
Karmjit Mader
Karmjit Mader Director
David Francis
David Francis Partner
Grant Thornton
Hugh Gunson
Hugh Gunson Partner
Charles Russell Speechlys
Harry Smith
Harry Smith Senior Associate
Peter Mason
Peter Mason Barrister
Exchequer Chambers

Key Sessions

Strategic review – key issues
Key points on preparing and completing grounds of appeal (and making amendments)
HMRC’s Statement of Case – key issues and particularisation
Skeleton arguments / Purpose and preparation
Costs regime
Case management issues through to the hearing
Appeals – navigating permission to appeal in FTT and UT – what to look for and why
Key aspects of preparation: evidence/witness recollection/burden of proof/standard of proof – what the tribunal is looking for on the issues

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