Ian has over 30 years' experience across a range of tax issues, specialising in managing tax risk, tax disputes and tax litigation.

Ian represents clients from internet platforms to banks and national retailers in tax disputes mediation and in all the courts from the Tax Tribunal to the Supreme Court and the European Court.

Ian advises on disputes across all direct and indirect taxes and has a particular interest in the digital economy, regulatory compliance, transfer pricing and cross border issues.

Ian is also a CEDR accredited mediator and sits as a part time judge in the Tax Tribunal.

Helping you succeed in tomorrow's world

The world of tax is changing with digitalisation and the transformation of businesses making existing tax rules out of date and forcing tax regimes to catch up and rethink how they tax emerging markets and technology. In a world of change and increased uncertainty about tax, with new business models being taxed under outdated ruels and new rules being brought in taxpayers can be caught out. My job is to try and help those taxpayers deal with these problems and move on.

I am one of Osborne Clarke's Age Champions, leading on the firm's Diversity and Inclusion agenda to ensure Osborne Clarke is an age- inclusive employer. I see the generational shift in attitudes to work as offering opportunities irrespective of age, from multi career working lives to flexible work and, for those that want it, longer working lives.

"A very committed disputes team who focus upon the technical analysis and then craft a winning strategy. To do this they combine technical ability and forensic acumen" (Legal 500, 2020)

"Ian Hyde is clear thinking and approachable with strong technical background" (Legal 500, 2020)