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Practice Summary

Jonathan Bremner specialises in tax. Described by Chambers and Partners as “Ferociously intelligent, enormously hard-working and very assured on his feet” and by Legal 500 as “unruffled when arguing multi-billion pound points”, his practice focuses on complex, substantial tax litigation and advisory work.

Jonathan acts for clients from a wide range of industry sectors, including large multinationals, major listed companies, owner-managed businesses and high-net worth individuals, as well as local and central government. 

Calm, incisive and forensic in his approach, Jonathan enjoys working collaboratively with clients and other professional advisers. 

Jonathan was appointed Queen’s Counsel in February 2018.  He was previously a member of the Attorney General’s “A” panel of Counsel (2016-18); was listed in Tax Journal’s “40 under 40” survey (2015); and was named Tax Junior of the Year by Chambers and Partners (2015). 

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Recent directory comments include:

Corporate Tax

"Ferociously intelligent, enormously hard-working and very assured on his feet." "He's a very meticulous and very clever tax lawyer." (Chambers UK 2020 – Tax)

“Brilliant technical mind, strong common sense, admirable and experienced advocate.” (Legal 500 2020 – Corporate Tax)

“Superb both in terms of technical analysis and as an advocate.” “He is thorough and quick, and he works well in a team.” (Chambers UK 2019 - Tax)

“Unruffled when arguing multi-billion pound points.” (Legal 500 2019 – Corporate Tax)


VAT / indirect tax

"Responsive, coherent and clear in his advice." (Chambers UK 2020 – Indirect Tax)

“Brilliant technical mind, strong common sense, admirable and experienced advocate.” (Legal 500 2020 – VAT)

“His technical ability is very strong, his client-handling skills are excellent and he is commercially focused.” (Chambers UK 2019 – Indirect Tax)

“He is extremely clever, has a deep knowledge and understanding of tax.” (Legal 500 2019 - VAT)