Robert Waterson’s practice covers all aspects of corporate and personal tax disputes including the taxation of pensions and VAT, with particular emphasis on group litigation and cases involving public and EU law.
Formerly of HMRC Solicitor's Office, Robert has litigated at all levels of the UK courts and tribunals as well as the Court of Justice of the European and has been involved in some of the most complex and high profile tax disputes.
Robert regularly writes for a variety of publications on recent and important developments in tax and EU law.
Robert Waterson handles contentious tax matters for both private individuals and global corporations. Sources say he has a "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