Harry is an Associate in Osborne Clarke's tax disputes team. He represents both businesses and private clients on a range of direct and indirect tax disputes. 

Harry's work encompasses all forms of contentious tax issues, including litigation; settlement strategy and alternative dispute resolution; HMRC enquiries, compliance checks, voluntary disclosure and penalty risk. He also regularly advises businesses on risks under the Criminal Finances Act. 

Harry has particular experience in advising clients in group litigation actions involving test cases.  

Harry represents clients across a range of sectors including technology, transport, internet platforms, retail, professional services, manufacturing, and temporary workforce. Many of Harry's matters involve complex international and cross-border tax issues.

Harry has a background in managing commercial and private wealth disputes in the civil courts, meaning that he can represent clients in both Tribunal proceedings and civil disputes. This includes pursuing and defending professional negligence claims involving tax and legal services. 

As well as business clients, Harry has acted for High-Net-Worth individuals, trustees, charities and agricultural clients on disputes involving tax and compliance issues. He has also represented clients in disputes involving high-value artwork.

Harry has been featured as a 'Key Lawyer' in Legal 500.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

Tax investigations and disputes put an immense amount of financial and administrative pressure on taxpayers.

Additionally, the digitalisation of the economy and changing tax rules mean that more taxpayers than ever are finding themselves the target of HMRC investigations.

Tax disputes need to be managed very carefully from the outset, and my aim is to advise clients throughout that process in order to resolve disputes sensibly and commercially.

Technology platform

Advising a technology platform on tax compliance and regulatory issues arising from the company revisiting its operating structure.

Professional service provider

Advising a professional service provider and a group of test appellants on a dispute with HMRC regarding the application of the Managed Service Company anti-avoidance legislation.

International metal trading company

Representing an international metal trading company in a dispute with HMRC concerning the VAT treatment of its exports and in relation to a cross-jurisdictional transfer pricing enquiry.

International platform

Acting for an international platform on an investigation by HMRC in respect of the VAT effectiveness of an offshore planning structure.

Global retail business

Advising a global retail business on HMRC's investigation into the tax effectiveness of a planning structure and representing the client in a subsequent indemnity enforcement group action.

Digital currency service provider

Advising a digital currency service provider in relation to HMRC's investigation of the tax treatment of cryptocurrency trades.