Tax: Indirect Tax
Ranking: Band 2
An expert in customs duties and excise cases who is particularly experienced in the classification of goods. He has vast knowledge of trade barriers, appearing regularly in the ECJ in cases involving numerous international customs authorities. He regularly acts for well-known multinational clients.
“Knowledgeable, approachable and commercial. He gets to the nub of the issue and provides intellectually rigorous but commercially relevant advice.” “His diligence and attention to detail are outstanding.” (2019)
Described by market commentators as “the go-to man for customs duties and excise work.” . . . “He combines an encyclopaedic knowledge of customs rules and procedures with a unique willingness and patience to explain things to the non-customs specialist.” “He is sharp of mind, exceptionally intelligent and has a vast reservoir of technical knowledge.” (2018)
Considered to be an “extremely knowledgeable” individual, he is highly regarded by market commentators for his significant expertise in issues involving customs and duties. . . . “I am impressed by his vast retention of technical knowledge. Combined with his sharp mind and exceptional intelligence, he has the edge with customs matters.” “He was particularly easy to work with. He has a great deal of experience and knowledge in the niche area of customer international trade.” (2017)