P Simpson

Philip J.D. Simpson K.C.

Year of Call: 2001

Year of Silk: 2014


LL.B (Hons) University of Aberdeen

LL.M University of Regensburg

Special interests

Tax, trusts, succession and pensions


Philip Simpson specialises in tax law, including planning and litigation. He advises across the whole range of UK and Scottish taxes - direct and indirect, personal and business, with special emphasis on corporate transactions / restructuring, financial services taxation, and VAT issues.

He is a qualified chartered tax adviser, and barrister in England and Wales. His practice extends to commercial litigation where tax issues feature.


Chapters in A History of Private Law in Scotland (Reid and Zimmerman,


Loss, Tax, Tax Losses and Lost Tax (2001) BTR 173