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In conversation with... David Milne KC

‘I told my father I wanted to be a barrister. He said it’s financially risky so I ought to get a proper qualification first. He meant: be a chartered accountant. So I did.’

I am with top-rated tax silk and Fellow Chartered Accountant David Milne KC in Pump Court Tax Chambers on Bedford Row. ‘After taking my law degree in 1966 I went to train at Whinney Murray now part of EY. I was in the first all-graduate intake for a three-year ACA qualification. We were a cohort of about 25. Our tutor was not much older than us. We would decamp to a nearby pub to continue our learning. We still have reunions.’

In parallel he was eating his dinners at Lincoln’s Inn. He was called to the Bar in 1970 and became the...

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