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Branch Austin’s contentious tax practice brings together barristers, solicitors, chartered tax advisers and accountants. Together, our team delivers a cohesive, considered and effective approach to advising and representing clients through all stages of a dispute.

As tax investigation specialists in London, we have a breadth of experience in all aspects of tax investigation and are proficient in reaching settlements and consistently strong outcomes for commercial law cases.

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As tax investigation specialists in London, we act on a wide range of both domestic and international tax disputes, advising corporations on various corporation tax and VAT disputes with HMRC. 

At Branch Austin, transfer pricing disputes are a further area of expertise. We are experienced at dealing with HMRC inquiries and investigations and have been active in value transfer pricing disputes in recent years, including those involving Diverted Profits Tax. This is an area on which we have been advising since its introduction and we are proficient at reaching settlements with HMRC, including obtaining significant penalty reductions.

Our team of commercial litigation specialists are trusted by clients across all sectors to handle all forms of direct and indirect tax disputes and compliance matters, including:

  • Contentious business tax and personal tax issues
  • Civil and criminal tax fraud proceedings
  • Information exchange, treaty disputes and other cross-border issues
  • Prevention of liabilities in connection with the corporate criminal tax offences and related penalty regimes
  • Tax-related professional negligence and mis-selling claims
  • Tax warranty, indemnity claims and other commercial tax disputes
  • Third-party compliance with tax investigations and penalty regimes
  • Judicial review and other challenges to HMRC’s decisions or powers
  • Tribunal litigation

To find more details on the services available from our tax investigation specialists in London and fees for these matters, please contact us.

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Why Choose Branch Austin As Your Tax Investigation Specialists In London?

Our team of tax investigation specialists represent entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses on sensitive or difficult tax disputes, as well as high net worth individuals facing inquiries and criminal investigations. As such, we are incredibly experienced in delivering highly effective legal services in all stages of a dispute.

We work to resolve tax disputes through proactive cooperation and engagement with HMRC, resulting in a constructive working relationship, which enables us to deliver positive results for clients. We will focus on the key issues of the dispute and ensure you are aware of all the options that are available to you, including settlement, if and when this is the best course of action for you.

For us, our clients are more than just another case file –  our primary goal, once we are instructed, is to achieve a successful outcome for you. And, as tax investigation specialists in central London, we pride ourselves on being approachable, valuable and transparent throughout your entire case.

Our team consistently draw on experience from all areas of the domestic court and tribunal system, from the First-tier Tribunal to the Supreme Court. We are pleased with our strong track record of delivering consistently strong outcomes for our clients.

As a boutique law firm, we are committed to superior client care and making you feel at ease at a time when you are likely to be feeling the pressure.

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