Robert's practice comprises all aspects of company and personal tax disputes, including the taxation of pensions, VAT, Customs Duties and tax-related white-collar and criminal investigations and prosecutions. His client base ranges from FTSE100 companies and HNW individuals to SMEs and groups actions.
He has particular experience handling:
- Multi-jurisdictional tax investigations and enquiries
- Group Litigation (High Court and Tax Tribunals)
- Judicial Review
- Alternative Dispute Resolution / Mediation
- Anti-Dumping Duty and customs disputes
- Challenges involving EU law
He frequently writes for a variety of publications on recent and important developments in tax 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