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Stewarts

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Tax Lawyers

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London

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Legal - Tax, wills & trusts

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Legal - Commercial litigation

Litigation

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HNW

Business owners

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Accounting

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David Pickstone

Spear’s Review

David Pickstone, head of Stewarts’ tax litigation and investigations team, has developed large class actions, including the Ingenious, Eclipse, Scotts Atlantic and Invicta 43 group actions, and acted for various well-known HNWs in individual tax disputes.

The solicitor also acts for families, businesses and large corporates. Pickstone’s department is working on litigations raised from HMRC’s success in challenging tax avoidance schemes within the courts. ‘A number of our cases have the potential to change the way UK law is applied and are being watched by the market,’ he says. ‘We’re seeing more pressure from HMRC as it grapples to develop an appropriate tax system,’ Pickstone says.

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