You will have responsibility for:
- Assisting with tax appeals in both direct and indirect tax matters including: drafting notices of appeal, applications, witness statements, skeleton arguments and other submissions/pleadings, research into relevant statute and case-law, drafting Instructions to Counsel, notes of conference, litigation hearing preparation, knowledge and application of Tribunal Rules and Civil Procedure Rules, dealing with Tribunal/higher courts and HMRC's solicitor's office.
- Dealing with other challenges against HMRC including judicial review proceedings including pre-action protocol, witness statements etc and assistance with restitution claims.
- Alternative Dispute Resolution: drafting 'ADR' applications and position papers, legal research, scenario planning and providing general support throughout the ADR process/settlement meetings. This includes the potential opportunity to shadow and assist a trained mediator during a mediated meeting with HMRC.
- Advisory: drafting technical notes on case-law and statutory provisions as applied to client specific scenarios, analysing case-law trends and drafting update communications/articles, and drafting Instructions to Counsel and notes of conference. You may also be required to take part in internal presentations on case-law updates etc and other business development initiatives.
The position will be based in London. For further information about this position please apply.
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