Patrick Cannon

Patrick Cannon is an experienced direct access 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. He was called to the Bar in 2003.

Patrick Cannon is also 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 instruct a solicitor or go through an 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.

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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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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Offshore Disclosure Facility

Offshore Disclosure Facility and Voluntary Disclosures

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Income Tax Fraud

Representation in income tax fraud investigations.

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Money Laundering

Advice in Money Laundering Accusations and Cases

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Mediation services

A faster and more cost-effective solution, offering certainty of outcome.

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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