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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Joseph Howard
Barrister
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Adam Owens
Senior Tax Consultant
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Soracha Henderson
Legal Assistant
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Sophia Garner
Practice Manager
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We have instructed Joseph Howard on a number of occasions in relation to complex high value matters. His advice is always clear and comprehensive and he cuts quickly to the essence of any matter. Not only does he identify issues but is always on hand with practical workable solutions.
James Ward
Partner and Head of Private Client, Kingsley Napley