Revenue Bar Association

Emma Chamberlain

Emma Chamberlain

Practice Areas
Tax and trust advice for high net worth private clients. Specialist in capital taxation and adviser on all residence, domicile and remittance issues. Advises both HMRC/Treasury and private clients on advisory and policy issues.
At the invitation of the Treasury in January 2013 she became a member of the Interim General Anti-Abuse Advisory Committee and worked with HMRC to produce the guidance and examples on private client taxation that were published in April.
She sat on the consultation group that assisted in devising the statutory residence test. This was finally implemented in April 2013.
Counsel for the taxpayer on the residence case of Glyn v HMRC FTT [2013]. Frequent tax counsel on divorce cases. Lead tax counsel for husband on widely reported Cooper-Hohn v Hohn [2014] matrimonial case.
Career
Admitted as a Solicitor, 1986
Called to Bar 1998
Professional Memberships
STEP Technical Committee, Chartered Institute of Taxation – Council member and member of Capital gains tax and Succession taxes committees.
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation
Winner of outstanding achievement award from STEP
Publications
Co-author of “Trust Taxation and Estate Planning” (4th Edition), Sweet & Maxwell (2014) One reviewer noted : “I am confident that Winston Churchill would have forgiven me for misquoting him- albeit in context – when I say that never in the field of trust taxation was so much owed by so many to so few…this as is the case of all books produced by these two very clever lawyers, is a real tour de force.”
Co-editor of “Dymond’s Capital Taxes”
Co-author of “Pre-Owned Assets and Estate Planning (3rd Edition), Sweet and Maxwell, (2009)
Co-author of Mirrlees Report IFS “Wealth and Wealth Transfer taxes” OUP 2009
Co-author of “Inheritance Tax Planning before 6th April 2008”, Sweet and Maxwell (2008)

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