PROFILE

Shofiq joined JHA in 2017 as an associate in the tax team. He has specialised in tax since 2010 and advises clients on tax disputes and investigations. He also provides an advisory service. He has significant experience of advising on corporation tax, stamp taxes, VAT, employment tax, income tax and NICs.

His clients include major corporates and high-profile individuals from a number of sectors including sports, oil and gas, automotive, retail and finance.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, 2010

EDUCATION

BPP University - LPC

Oxford University – BCL

King’s College London - LLB

RECOMMENDATIONS

Shofiq is recommended by the leading legal directories. The current edition of Chambers & Partners recognises him as an “associate to watch” and states that he “is technically knowledgeable and has the ability to think around a subject", whilst the current edition of Legal 500 recognises him as a “rising star” and notes that he has been praised for having “repeatedly demonstrated his reliability, thoroughness and responsiveness”.

PUBLICATIONS

‘Going off plan: a welcome relief?’, New Law Journal, 21 February 2020

Commentary for Lexis Nexis on the Supreme Court’s decision in Fowler v HMRC [2020] UKSC 22, LNB News 20/05/2020 96