Amanda Hardy QC
Queen's counsel

Amanda Hardy QC

Appointment to Silk:2015


5 Stone Buildings is a go-to traditional chancery set with a depth and breadth of talent and experience among both its silks and its junior counsel.

Amanda took silk in 2015 and is widely regarded as a leading practitioner. She has a thriving advisory practice in both private client and corporate tax and is a regular and enthusiastic litigator, most recently appearing in the Supreme Court in R (on the application of De Silva and another) v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs [2017] UKSC 74. She is recognised in Chambers & Partners, Chambers & Partners High Net Worth and the Legal 500, which says: “She has a strong presence and an ability to command the room”. Amanda is the author of the International Guide to the Taxation of Trusts: The United Kingdom (IBFD) and the forthcoming second edition of Tolley’s Statutory Residence Test.

About Amanda Hardy QC