Jonathan Levy is a solicitor and has thirty years of experience in the tax resolution field. He advises on a wide range of contentious tax issues, including pre-emptive advice on the robustness of particular tax positions, documentation reviews, HMRC enquiries and investigations, criminal investigations, and litigation before the Tax Tribunals and the Higher Courts. Jonathan spent ten years at the Solicitor’s Office of HMRC, where he provided legal advice in a number of high-profile civil and criminal cases to specialist branches of the organisation. He has conducted cases before the Tax Tribunals, High Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Jonathan was Senior Legal Adviser at HMRC, Head of Tax Litigation at Ernst & Young, a partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner and Head of Tax Disputes at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain. Jonathan is co-author of “A Practical Guide to Tax Appeals” published by Tolley. Jonathan’s interests include golf, reading and meditation which he finds de-stresses him after dealing with HMRC!
Loraine originally had a background in forensic investigation, where she focused on different types of investigation work, including organising and interpreting complex data and data mining techniques. She subsequently became a Legal Executive and a partner in Levy and Levy, which she set up jointly with Jonathan in 2013.
Loraine works with Jonathan on all Levy and Levy cases, with particular emphasis on legal research and the management and organisation of complex tax cases, including civil tax appeals for groups of taxpayers and criminal cases.
Loraine is also the Practice Manager for Levy & Levy.
Loraine’s other interests are yoga, alternative therapies and Shotokan karate in which she is a black belt. Loraine has formerly run a children’s karate club in Sussex.