Megan was called to the Bar in 2016 and her practice is focused on tax disputes. She has a broad range of experience, having worked on both direct and indirect tax cases, such as her significant involvement in the successful FTT trial as part of the PPCN Group Litigation. She has represented clients at multiple levels of the UK courts and tax tribunals, including hearings before the Supreme Court which involved a case described by that court as unparalleled in complexity, difficulty and vast sums at stake. Megan also assisted in the editing and compilation of ‘The Tax Disputes & Litigation Review’ (8th edition).
Called to the Bar of England & Wales, 2016
University of Law - Bar professional Training Course
University of Birmingham – Law LLB (Honours)
Post-Prudential: Decision released by the FTT
On 8 December 2021, judgment in the Post Prudential Group Litigation was handed down by the First-tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) (“FTT”). These were appeals and applications for closure by approximately 200 taxpayers, who had made a variety of claims seeking repayment of unlawful DV tax imposed on dividends received from foreign portfolio holdings. The FTT considered the validity of these various statutory claims following decisions in test cases in the CFC & Dividend GLO, namely Claimants in Class 8 of the CFC and Dividend Group Litigation v Revenue and Customs Commissioners  EWHC 338 (Ch),  1 WLR 5097 (“Class 8”) and Prudential Assurance Co Ltd v HMRC  UKSC 39;  AC 929 (“Prudential SC”).Read More