Emma Chamberlain, OBE

Visiting Professor

Other affiliations

Pump Court Tax Chambers


Emma Chamberlain – OBE.  Fellow CTA  MA (Oxon) TEP barrister at Pump Court Tax Chambers. Member of the GAAR Advisory Board and recently appointed to the Consultative Committee on IHT and simplification by the Office for Tax Simplification. 

Visiting Professor of Law at Oxford University. Visiting Professor of Law in Practice at LSE Inequalities Unit. 

One of three Wealth Tax Commissioners producing final report on taxation of wealth in December 2020 and collaborating on wealth taxation  project.    See www.wealthtaxcommission.uk 

Co-author of "Trust Taxation and Estate Planning", Sweet & Maxwell Co-editor of "Dymond's Capital Taxes". Co-author of chapter in IFS Mirrlees Report on Taxation of Wealth and Wealth Transfers.  Contributor to Current Issues in Succession Law.   On Editorial Board of British Tax Review. Contributor to Dynamics of Taxation 2020.

Various secondments to HM Treasury and HMRC including advising on foreign doms, trusts, IHT and residential property.  In particular in 2016 she was seconded to HMRC to assist on the drafting of the recent tax legislation introducing changes to the taxation of foreign doms and residential property.

Member of Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners Technical Committee and Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) Capital Taxes Committee; Chair of Succession Taxes Committee, former Council Member and fellow of CIOT

Research projects & programmes

Tax Law Research Group