Ranking: Band 1
Regularly appears before the highest courts in England and Wales, and Scotland, acting for taxpayers and the Revenue. He is particularly well regarded for his work involving loan relationships and EU law. He also advises on the taxation of IP.
“Incredibly clear and helpful to clients.” “His powers of analysis are formidable and he inspires confidence in clients.” (2019)
. . . “Knowledgeable, thorough and skilled at both advocacy and specific advice.” “He has a very sharp and agile mind and is very good at shining a bright light on convoluted legislation. He is a great practitioner.” (2018)
. . . “Incredibly sharp. He’s client-friendly, switched on and practical.” (2017)
Tax: Private Client
Ranking: Band 2
Qualified to practise in both England and Scotland, with expertise in European taxation issues. Ghosh acts for HMRC and for taxpayers on a range of personal tax matters, and has particular expertise in Agricultural Property Relief (APR) and Business Property Relief (BPR) from IHT.
“He’s very clever, very hard-working and very knowledgeable. I’m sure he’s very capable at anything he turns his hand to. He’s a very able person to have on your team.” (2019)
. . . “Of all the barristers we’ve worked with, he’s the standout.” “Renowned for being technical and solid in his approach. He is a high-quality performer.” (2018)
A QC in England and Scotland, he advises the taxpayer and Revenue on personal tax matters; he has a particular expertise in BPR and APR work. “He really is excellent, superb.” (2017)
Tax: Indirect Tax
Ranking: Band 3
Maintains a broad practice encompassing all areas of tax, including indirect tax matters, in which he represents the taxpayer and the Revenue. He has particular expertise in EU tax matters and their crossover with UK tax legislation. He has acted in a number of VAT reclaim cases.
“Technically unsurpassed. He has a formidable intellect and never equivocates. Clients appreciate his well-considered views and he has an incredibly succinct but formidable presence in oral advocacy.” (2019)
. . . “He is very clever, a brilliant litigator and fantastic at cross examination.” (2018)
Maintains a broad practice encompassing all areas of tax, including indirect tax matters, in which he represents the taxpayer and the Revenue. “He is exceptionally bright.” “He brings an invaluable perspective to any case.” (2017)
Ranking: Leading Silks, Star Individual
Market leading advocate who stands out for his excellence in both Scottish and English tax matters. His expertise covers the entire spectrum of tax matters and he’s praised for his expertise in cases concerning European taxation. “He is phenomenal. He has a brain the size of a planet but is also very personable.” “We were very impressed with the speed of his response and the advice he gave.” (2018)
Renowned tax advocate qualified to represent clients in both Scottish and English matters. He acts in a wide variety of cases and is especially noted for his expertise with European taxation issues and corporate tax. “His technical skills are absolutely first-class.” (2017)
Highly praised as a standout tax specialist, he has a long history of representing clients in complex European and corporate tax matters. “Absolutely excellent. A fine advocate as well as being strong technically.” (2016)