Andrew Thornhill QC

Consultant Barrister



Andrew Thornhill QC has extensive experience across the full range of tax law, particularly employee benefit trusts, employee remuneration, share schemes, inheritance tax/capital gains tax planning and litigation.

+44 20 7129 1432


The Chambers Guide says… 
Corporate Tax 

Ranking: Band 3 
"Best known for his particular expertise in employee benefit trusts and disguised remuneration matters. He also advises on corporate reorganisations and the use of offshore structures to hold UK property assets. Thornhill has additional knowledge relating to tax schemes, capital gains tax and Advanced Payment Notices. He's a go-to member of the Bar particularly in relation to the tax implications of employment structures." (2020)

"His technical knowledge and breadth of experience is matched only by his commercial awareness." "Very user-friendly. He's got a very in-depth knowledge of his subject and is very creative." (2019)

"...  Extremely clever. He has a huge knowledge of tax and is very quick at grasping issues and coming up with commercial suggestions for resolving issues." "He has an incredible depth of knowledge." (2018)