Robert's practice comprises all aspects of company and personal tax disputes and white collar crime, including the taxation of pensions, VAT Customs Duties, criminal investigations and prosecutions.
He has particular experience in relation to group actions and public law challenges and has litigated at all levels of the UK courts and tribunals and the Court of Justice of the European Union.He regularly writes for a variety of publications on recent and important developments in tax and EU law.
"absolutely brilliant: he's very clever, very dynamic and very on the ball." – Chambers & Partners 2020
Robert Waterson handles contentious tax matters for both private individuals and global corporations. Clients say he is "detailed understanding of a wide range of law and is easy to work with." - Chambers UK 2019
Robert Waterson is experienced in contentious tax matters involving issues over EU law. Clients state that "Robert was very efficient, responsive and very easy to get on with," and add that he is "proactive and displays excellent knowledge." - Chambers UK 2018
"performing at the level of partner" - Legal 500 UK 2017
Robert Waterson is a legal director at the firm who specialises in VAT and direct disputes and is considered to have "an incisive intellect." He brings his previous experience at HMRC solicitor's office to bear in complex cases. - Chambers UK 2017
"Robert Waterson... brings considerable expertise in VAT and EU-related litigation" - Legal 500 UK 2015
"Recommended" - Legal 500 UK 2015