Chris represents and advises taxpayers in all aspects of tax law, with a particular focus on tax disputes. He is particularly well experienced in judicial review, having represented and advised leading multinational corporations, charitable bodies, listed companies and prominent individuals in challenging decisions by the Inland Revenue, Customs and the Ministry of Finance in a wide spectrum of tax disputes. He has also acted for taxpayers in tax appeals, defending civil recovery proceedings, and resisting applications by the Inland Revenue under the Companies Act.
Chris speaks regularly on tax issues for various professional and trade organisations, including the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM), the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, and the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers. He is an examiner in Revenue Law for CTIM’s Professional Examinations and has been published in the Tax Disputes and Litigation Review, The Private Wealth & Private Client Review, and the Current Law Journal. He is a contributor to the Malaysian Civil Procedure (White Book) (2021 edition).
Chris holds a First-Class law degree from the University of Leeds, and a LLM in International Commercial Law from University College London. He was awarded the St Philips Chambers Prize for Commercial Dispute Resolution during the Bar Professional Training Course.