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Field Fisher Waterhouse hires leading tax litigator

12/04/2012

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Fieldfisher hires leading tax litigator

Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP announces today the appointment of partner Hartley Foster to the firm’s Tax Group. Hartley specialises in contentious tax matters and joins the firm from Olswang.

Hartley has over 13 years' experience advising clients on contentious tax matters, during which time he has acted on over 40 reported tax cases. He focuses on the technical and tactical management of enquiries by HM Revenue & Customs and he uses his considerable litigious experience successfully to negotiate and conclude settlements with HMRC. His experience includes setting up and managing Group Litigation Orders and devising EU law based tax planning structures.  

Hartley's appointment will further strengthen the firm's tax practice and in particular, will boost its tax litigation capabilities.  His expertise in the media sector will complement the firm's leading reputation in the industry.

Derek Hill, Head of Corporate Tax at Fieldfisher, said:  “Hartley is recognised as one of the UK's leading contentious tax practitioners. His appointment will allow the firm to expand significantly its ability to handle contentious tax matters.  We are delighted that he is joining our team. He will be a significant addition to our existing strengths."

 


For further information, please contact:

Louise Eckersley, PR Manager, Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP on 020 7861 4120

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