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Helen Adams (BDO) offers some thoughts on the options and challenges posed by the potential reforms.
Laura Poots (Pump Court Tax Chambers) shares some tips for minimising last minute procedural issues and also reports some positive developments in diversity at the Bar.
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Clara Boyd, Lauren Redhead and Emily Burke (DLA Piper) review the changing contentious tax landscape, including the courts continuing efforts on improving procedural certainty.
Anastasia Nourescu and David Pickstone (Stewarts) consider the pitfalls of HMRC’s newly published ADR guidance and how taxpayers and advisers should approach ADR going forward.
HMRC seems more amenable to alternative dispute resolution, whilst also pushing for greater formality in tax appeals, report Adam Craggs and Constantine Christofi (RPC).

The president of the tax chamber of the First-tier Tribunal has issued a practice statement on the use of alternative dispute resolution in tax disputes. Peter Nias (Pump Court Tax Chambers), who was instrumental in its issue, considers its significance and what it can mean for tax dispute management.

Video and telephone hearings have a useful role to play in the long-term future of civil litigation, including tax disputes, writes barrister Michael Ripley (11 New Square).
A 20 questions guide, by Adam Craggs and Constantine Christofi (RPC).
Gideon Sanitt and Batanayi Katongera (Macfarlanes) review the state of play and the current steps being taken by the UK to implement the measures.
Gill Aitken, HMRC’s General Counsel and Solicitor, talks about the role of the Solicitor’s Office.