Patrick Cannon

Patrick Cannon is a leading tax barrister practising at Old Square Tax Chambers, 15 Old Square, Lincoln’s Inn  specialising in taxation advice and advocacy.

He read law at the London School of Economics and the University of Oxford before admission as a solicitor in 1984 and was called to the Bar in 2003.

He is the author of Tolley’s Stamp Taxes and Tolley’s Disclosure of Tax and VAT Avoidance Schemes.

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Direct Access Tax Barrister

Patrick is able to accept legal work direct from clients without them having to go through a solicitor or accountant.

He is also allowed to conduct litigation so the client is not left to deal with form filling, letters, arranging witnesses and issuing legal proceedings.

As a former practising solicitor who has been a barrister for over 15 years Patrick is very well equipped to offer clients a complete legal service from giving initial advice to corresponding with HMRC and other legal proceedings.

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Practice Areas

Patrick Cannon is a direct access tax barrister practising on Tax Chambers, 15 Old Square, Lincoln's Inn specialising in criminal, civil and HMRC taxation advice and advocacy.

GAAR & Enabler Penalties

GAAR Penalties and Enabler Penalties.

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Civil and Criminal Tax Investigations & Disputes

HMRC civil and criminal tax investigations and disputes.

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Tax Avoidance Schemes

The mis-selling of aggressive tax avoidance schemes.

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Stamp Duty Land Tax

Tax advice and representation in Stamp Duty Land Tax.

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Your calm and incisive advice was just what was required.
Matthew Spring
Partner, Payne Hicks Beach, Solicitors, Lincoln’s Inn

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Office Address

Old Square Tax Chambers
15 Old Square
Lincoln's Inn