As part of their specialised practice in financial crime, barristers at Mountford Chambers have particular experience in dealing with allegations of tax fraud at every level.
This ranges from cases of individual tax evasion and participation in unlawful tax avoidance schemes, to substantial cases of VAT and MTIC fraud. Our members regularly handle the most complex and challenging cases in this field, including recent test cases on the parameters of legitimate tax avoidance.
We deal with all forms of tax-related crime including:
EU tax fraud including MTIC fraud
Other forms of VAT fraud
Tax fraud In the construction industry
Landfill tax fraud
Personal income tax evasion
Evasion of tax through corporate structures
Other offences relating to corporation tax
Illegal tax avoidance schemes
Tax evasion through investment schemes
Tax evasion through offshore structures
We offer advice and representation from the very start of an investigation, assisting clients who want to negotiate a settlement and those who need skilful, specialised and vigorous defence at trial. We understand the most effective ways to protect the position of clients in these difficult cases – and where a criminal investigation leads to civil recovery or tax tribunal proceedings, we are very experienced in these fields. Our barristers combine a strong technical knowledge of tax regimes and procedures with considerable experience of cross-examination and courtroom strategy.
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