Andrew Hitchmough KC

Andrew Hitchmough KC

"A first-class, go-to silk who's very well reasoned and a pleasure to deal with."

Chambers & Partners
  • Call: 1991
  • Silk: 2013


Andrew Hitchmough specialises in all forms of corporate tax, VAT and Customs duties. He has a strong advisory practice but is particularly well-known for his litigation experience in the Courts and Tribunals. He lectures frequently on VAT and corporate transactions.

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Directory quotes

The Chambers Guide

Tax: Indirect Tax
Ranking: Star Individual

“Andrew is very well informed and always provides specific advice.” “He is very commercial and thorough in his analysis of the case, which yields successful results.” (2022)

“He is a strong advocate and is intellectually rigorous.” “Thorough in terms of his preparation, he is very knowledgeable on indirect tax.” (2021)

“A first-class, go-to silk who’s very well reasoned and a pleasure to deal with.” “He’s a very effective advocate and his drafting is very, very clear and very elegant.” (2020)

The Legal 500

Tax: VAT
Ranking: Leading Silk, Tier 1

‘Andrew’s strengths lie in technical excellence and communicating exceptionally well with clients, cutting through the complexity of the tax code to identify the pertinent points. Andrew’s identification of the points of tension in legal analysis means that the run up to litigation is focussed and prepared. Andrew has a down to earth and friendly manner. Andrew’s strategic approach to disputes is second to none, offering clients incisive and proactive advice. ’ (2022)

‘His technical abilities are first-rate and he is very approachable.’ (2021)

‘Pre-eminent VAT advocate whose strength lies in his ability to articulate a point with utmost clarity and to distill the key issues to win even the most complex of cases.’ (2020)


VAT Practitioners Group

Revenue Bar Association

London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association

Career & education


Called 1991, Inner Temple

KC, 2013


Winstanley College, Southampton University (1990 LLB Hons, 1st)

Inns of Court School of Law (1991)

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