Tax for Entertainers & Sports People

16 Jul 2020

Location: 12.00pm - 1.30pm Virtual Event (Zoom)
Members: FREE - Book by 16 Jul
Non Members: £25 + VAT - Book by 16 Jul


Benefit from a unique workshop approach with Adrian Shipwright and Julian Hickey as they will help you to: 

Understand the practical impact through a case study of

  • Tax and the events in the lives of a footballer and a model/film actress including
    • their journey to a family brand
    • “tick the box” companies and Anson
    • Form 16 contract and Image Rights, Appearances etc.
    • Hull City AFC (Tigers) Limited v HMRC 2019
    • Perfume, lingerie design, merchandising and the development of branding
    • PE, FEU, s 720
    • Testimonials
    • Californian Living or Revocable Trust
    • Temporary non residence
    • Pensions ad family planning
    • World foundation and wills

Drill down into:

  • Tax effects of arrangements for Entertainers and Sportspersons
  • Effects of an unexpected changes of plan and what may seem sensible in one country and the impact of the Artistic temperament
  • Double Tax Treaties, FTC’s etc.
Adrian Shipwright
Addington Chambers

Adrian is a highly regarded advisor with broad experience across a range of sectors and businesses. He has particular expertise in large corporate transactions and restructuring, land development, trusts, and estates, especially intangibles, as well as celebrity and HINWI tax and cross-border matters. Adrian has had a varied career in tax as a partner in two City law firms, a tenant for many years at Pump Court Tax Chambers, and an academic at Oxford and Professor of Business Law at King’s College, London. For 13 years he was a judge of the First Tier Tax Tribunal and of the Upper Tier Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber).

Adrian Shipwright
Adrian Shipwright Barrister
Addington Chambers
Julian Hickey
Addington Chambers

Julian was called to the Bar in 1995 and he has been a partner with major City and West End solicitors’ practices.  During the course of Julian’s practice in tax (advisory, enquiries and disputes work) he has developed a wide-ranging knowledge of company, partnership, intellectual property, trusts and insolvency law. This enables him to advise clients with a good appreciation of the wider issues relevant to them. He acts as an advocate and in an advisory capacity, and has appeared both on his own and as part of a team in a wide variety of cases.

Julian Hickey
Julian Hickey Barrister
Addington Chambers



Approx Timings

Audience Logon
Chair's Opening Remarks
Adrian Shipwright - Barrister - Addington Chambers
Julian Hickey - Barrister - Addington Chambers
Adopted UK footballer meets American model, actress and entrepreneur
Travel, assignments, PE’s and FEU
Sign for UK club and setting up home in England
Image Rights structure
“Jubella” Brand
Move to LA Living Trust, falling out
London, LA and Tuscany
Trust, Foundation and Wills
Questions & Chair's Summation


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Contact Us

If you are interested in this event and would like some more information before making your decision to attend please contact Paul on +44 2071 014155 or email