Edward Hellier

Called 2017

Following the successful completion of his pupillage Ed joined Chambers in November 2018.

Prior to pupillage Ed spent a year in the tax department of a firm of city solicitors gaining experience of a corporate tax practice. At 11 New Square he has been involved in litigation and advice in relation to both direct and indirect taxes.

Among other areas he has experience in:

  • VAT matters including: partial exemption; single and multiple supplies; and reduced rates and exemptions (such as the land exemption and the reduced rate for energy-saving materials);
  • IHT matters including Business Property Relief;
  • SDLT matters including: substantial performance and contracts providing for conveyance to a third party; and Multiple Dwellings Relief;
  • Business rates and council tax;
  • Entrepreneurs’ Relief and the Substantial Shareholding Exemption;
  • Corporation tax matters including those concerning Double Taxation Conventions;
  • Follower Notices and Accelerated Penalty Notices;
  • Penalties; and
  • Procedural matters and the application of the TMA 1970.

Ed is a member of the IFS’ Tax Law Review Committee and has assisted the research director in that role. He is also a member of the Revenue Bar Association.

Ed accepts instructions to act and advise on the full range of Chambers’ practice areas both as junior counsel and on his own.


  • 2015-2016: City Law School, City University London; BPTC (Outstanding)
  • 2014-2015: City Law School, City University London; GDL (Distinction)
  • 2010-2013: Oxford University; BA (Hons) History (Prelims, Distinction)

Scholarships and Prizes:

  • 2014: Hardwicke Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2014-2015: Lord Brougham Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2015-2016: Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
  • 2016: Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn

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