Max Schofield joins Devereux

Max Schofield has joined Devereux Chambers’ highly regarded tax team.

Max has a thriving tax practice far beyond his year of call and has represented clients in the Tribunals, High Court and Court of Justice of the European Union. Max is regularly instructed to advise and appear on a broad range of tax cases concerning VAT, SDLT, Customs and Excise Duties.

His clients have included numerous social media platforms, television channels, food and drink manufacturers, online casinos, and universities.

Max is on the Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel and is editor of Wolters Kluwer’s: “A Handbook of EU VAT Legislation”.

Andrew Burns KC, Head of Chambers said: “I am very pleased to welcome Max to Devereux’s Tax Group – now one of the strongest and largest teams of tax silks and juniors in the country. Max is very clearly a rising star - his superb recommendations, excellent practice and range of published works speak for themselves and make him a perfect addition to our team”.

In addition to indirect tax disputes, Max utilises his tax expertise to advise on professional negligence cases concerning accountants, solicitors, and tax advisors. He was listed as a ‘Rising Star’ in the 2022 Legal 500 directory and is also ranked in the 2023 Legal 500 Directory as a ‘Leading Junior’ in Tax: VAT and Excise (Tier 3), as well as the Chambers and Partners UK Bar 2023 Directory as ‘Up and Coming’ in Tax: Indirect Tax.

All at Devereux welcome Max, and look forward to working alongside him throughout his time at Chambers.

For all enquiries regarding Max Schofield, please contact our Practice Managers.

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