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One minute with ... Tim Sanders

How did you end up in tax?

Luck. When training your interest in any given practice area depends on what is going on when you sit there. In tax I had some interesting work whereas my time elsewhere coincided with periods when the skills required were the ability to use a photocopier and coloured pencils.

Who in tax do you most admire?

Young tax lawyers who manage pressures I could not have dreamed of at their age: dealing with one of the longest and most complex tax codes in the world and ever shorter deal timetables whilst under siege from email and mobile phone calls. 

Is there a recent development in tax that concerns you?

The increasing tendency to draft tax legislation that is uncertain: either because it is far too complex or because it is overly reliant on value judgments both of which...

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