Alumni lecture: 'The EU: based upon a customs union? National and international perspectives'

4 November 2015, 11.00 AM - 4 November 2015, 12.00 PM

Timothy Lyons QC

Lecture Room 1, Arts Complex, 3-5 Woodland Road

Timothy Lyons QC, studied at Bristol as an undergraduate 1976-1979. He was called to the Bar by Inner Temple in 1980 and joined Lincoln’s Inn in 1994. He took silk in 2003. He is a member of 39 Essex Chambers. He holds a PhD.

His clients include major companies, high net wealth individuals and a number of European governments. He has appeared in courts in the UK at all levels and before the Court of Justice in Luxembourg. As well as direct and indirect tax work he deals with EU customs law, trade law and state aid cases.

He is one of the rapporteurs of the expert group advising the European Commission on tax obstacles facing individuals in the internal market and is the General Editor of "Cross-Border Estate Planning in Europe" (Sweet & Maxwell). He is the author of "EC Customs Law" (2008) 2nd ed OUP (a 3rd edition is in preparation) and has many publications in the British Tax Review of which he is an assistant editor.

In addition to being a visiting professor at the London School of Economics, he visits the universities of Leiden, Muenster and Porto. Chambers Guide to the UK Bar (2016) describes him as “Absolutely top quality..” and as having “a breadth of expertise in tax and European law which is extremely helpful and unusual".

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