Peter advises companies and financial institutions on all aspects of corporation tax, indirect tax, cross-border taxation and their interrelation with EU Law, including arbitrage, loan relationships, forex, intangibles, capital allowances, equipment leasing, securitisation, CFCs, land development and financing stuctures.
He was the standing tax counsel for the Barclaycard securitisation, the first revolving credit card receivables securitisation in Britain.
Peter has extensive experience in structuring hedge funds and LLPs, including deferred reward planning, lock-ins, employee benefit trusts, share and pension planning for employees and partners.
He also advises on all aspects of indirect taxation, conducts tax litigation at all levels, including the European Court, has advised foreign governments on their taxation systems and has acted as an expert witness in foreign and local courts.
Peter has wide experience of all personal taxation acting for both domiciled and non-domiciled UHNWIs, inheritance tax and trusts, including the variation of trusts and rectification.
Peter has practised exclusively in revenue law since 1973 and more esoteric areas of practice in the past have involved: the taxation of quasi-religious orders, fibre optic cable wayleaves, stamp duty on offshore gas platforms and pipelines, and the interaction of the inheritance tax reservation of benefit rules with medieval land law where the title to the land was held by virtue of “Grand Serjeanty” and originally granted by Knight Service.
- Queens’ College Cambridge, M.A (Natural Sciences), LL.M.
- Mansfield Scholar and Bencher of Lincoln’s Inn. Member of Revenue Bar Association and past examiner for STEP.