Tristan Thornton

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Tristan Thornton
Tax Litigation Consultant

Tristan studied Accounts & Law at Newcastle University before being awarded a Very Competent for the Bar Vocational Course at Northumbria University. From here, Tristan developed a niche practice assisting individuals and companies in coping with the regulatory burdens of assessments imposed by HMRC.

Tristan has particular technical expertise in VAT and Excise Duties. He is an experienced trouble-shooter who has successfully helped guide clients through innumerable HMRC enquiries across a wide variety of direct and indirect taxes. Tristan is an experienced enquiry and investigations specialist and has successfully resolved a number of complex and high value direct and indirect tax matters on behalf of clients. He is also a seasoned and highly tactical tax litigator able to take disputes through the tax tribunals and beyond, achieving success for clients.

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Legal Assistant
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Sophia Fox
Practice Manager
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I have been working with Joseph Howard for 5 years. There is no better tax barrister; proactive, professional and practical. Customer service is exemplary too. A pleasure to work with.
Peter Petrou
Nicholas Peters & Co chartered accountants and registered auditors