Chris Mortimer Senior Counsel
Chris leads the VAT practice. He advises a broad range of clients but has a particular focus on financial services, real estate and luxury assets.
His team advises on all aspects of VAT including the establishment of new investment vehicles; partial exemption methods and other matters pertaining to VAT recovery; structuring of property transactions and property holding arrangements; implementation of outsourcing arrangements; M&A; and the acquisition, use and disposal of yachts, aircraft and artwork.
Chris also has extensive experience of handling disputes with tax authorities; he regularly advises clients in relation to HMRC enquiries and disputes and has advised on cases before the tribunals, High Court and Supreme Court.
He is a member of the Investment Association's VAT Committee and the firm's private equity tax forum. PETF offers a variety of interactive events, including technical training sessions, roundtable discussions on key developments and guest speakers as well as social events.