Professor Philip Baker QC

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Professor Philip Baker QC
OBE, QC, MA (Cantab), BCL (Oxon), LLM (London), MBA (LBS), PhD (London), FTII
Position/Fellowship type:
Senior Associate Research Fellow
Fellowship term:
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Home institution:
Field Court Tax Chambers
3 Field Court Gray’s Inn London , Greater London, UK WC1R 5EP
0203 693 3700
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
Summary of research interests and expertise:

 Professor Baker specialises primarily in international aspects of taxation, which covers both corporate and private client matters. He has a particular interest in taxation and the European Convention on Human Rights, and is the author of a book on Double Taxation Conventions. He has appeared in cases before courts and tribunals at virtually every level from the Special Commissioners (now the Tax Tribunal) to the House of Lords, Privy Council and European Court of Justice.

Project summary relevant to Fellowship:

Course Leader, IALS MA in Taxation (Law, Administration & Practice)

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

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Diverted Profits Tax: A Partial Response

British Tax Review [2015] 167-171

The BEPS Project - Disclosure of Aggressive Tax Planning Schemes

Journal articles

Intertax (Kluwer) Vol 43, Issue 1 85-90 [2015]

UK Cases

Series on International Tax Law – ECJ Recent Developments in Direct Taxation 2014 (Eds. Michael Lang, etc.) (Linde)Pages 235-241 [2015]

Legislative Comment: Finance Act 2014 Notes: Section 299 - Removal of Limitation Period Restriction for EU Cases

Journal articles

British Tax Review [2014] 474-476

Some Recent Decisions on the European Court of Human Rights on Tax Matters

Journal articles

European Taxation (IBFD)June 2014 250-252

Tracing the Colonial Roots of the Anti-Avoidance Provisions in India

EY India Tax Insights July-September [2014] 16-19

United Kingdom: Michael Macklin v. Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs

Series on International Tax Law – Tax Treaty Case Law Around the Globe 2014 (Eds. Michael Lang, etc.) (Linde) [2014]

Dependent Agent Permanent Establishments: Recent OECD Trends

Series on International Tax Law – Dependent Agents as Permanent Establishments (Ed. Michael Lang, etc) (Linde)[2014] Pages 23-32

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