Axiom Advocates ranked band 1 in tax by Chambers UK Bar Guide 2018Back to News Listing
THE SET – Tax (Band 1)
Axiom Advocates is widely regarded as one of the leaders for tax at the Scottish Bar. The stable boasts a quality bench of tax specialists who focus on corporate transactions, shareholders' disputes and directors' duties. Advocates receive instructions from companies, creditors and shareholders on a range of tax advisory and litigation matters.
Client service: Lesley Flynn is the practice manager at the stable.
Julian Ghosh QC (Star Individual)
Market leading advocate who stands out for his excellence in both Scottish and English tax matters. His expertise covers the entire spectrum of tax matters and he's praised for his expertise in cases concerning European taxation.
Strengths: "He is phenomenal. He has a brain the size of a planet but is also very personable." "We were very impressed with the speed of his response and the advice he gave."
James McNeill QC (Band 1)
Well regarded silk who acts in a range of tax cases. He frequently advises in cases concerning charities, public trusts and private individuals. He is also frequently instructed to advise on occupational pension issues.
David Whitehouse and Paul Clark v The Chief Constable and The Lord Advocate  CSIH 52
Axiom the “go-to” stable, “boasting an unrivalled bench of experienced commercial advocates”
Home to ‘the strongest collection of expertise at the Scottish Bar in relation to public law”’
Joanna Cherry and others v the Advocate General for Scotland - Key involvement from numerous Axiom members in landmark constitutional case