Tessa Lorimer

Consultant | London

Client services contact Jane Ewles


Track record

Incomplete disclosure to HMRC

In R v Smith and Howarth*,* Tessa advised on the prosecution of two company directors who were prosecuted after making an incomplete disclosure to HMRC using the Offshore Disclosure Facility.

Tax repayment fraud

In *'*Operation Quittance,' Tessa advised on the multimillion pound direct tax repayment fraud, committed from UK and Portugal.

Multimillion pound tax fraud

Advised on a large multi million pound tax fraud case involving a string of newsagents and petrol stations in the north of England.

COP9 investigations

Advised a number of HNW individuals who have been the subject of COP9 investigations arising out of HMRC's Montpelier tax investigations.

HMRC's investigation into Blackstar

Advised a number of professionals arising out of HMRC's investigation into Blackstar.

Ongoing criminal enquiries

Advised potential defendants in relation to ongoing criminal enquiries.

Tax avoidance scheme

Advised HMRC in respect of a multimillion pound marketed tax avoidance scheme which HMRC suspect is fraudulent.

Indirect tax MTIC fraud

In __ R v Van Laarhoven and others, Tessa advised HMRC in relation to a multi-million pound indirect tax MTIC fraud case with tax losses in excess of £80m.


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