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Robert Venables Esq QC

Full Title: Robert Venables Esq QC
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 18.11.1999
Call Date: 19.7.1973

Education: Wath-upon-Dearne CGS; Merton College, Oxford; LSE; MA; LLM; FTII; Harmsworth Entrance Exhibition; Astbury Law Scholar; Chancellor’s Prize (Oxford University)

Admission: 20 January 1970; Call 19 July 1973; MT Committees: Investment, Trustee, Temple Music Foundation; Lecturer Merton College 1972-75; Lecturer UCL 1973-75; Official Fellow and Tutor in Jurisprudence St Edmund Hall, Oxford  and CUF Lecturer, Oxford University 1975-80; Private practice 1976-; Fellow St Edmund Hall 1992-; Member and Chartered Tax Advisor, Chartered Institute of Taxation 1999; Council Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation 1999-2011; Chairman of the Revenue Bar Association of England and Wales 2001-04

Publications: Inheritance Tax Planning, 1986 & 2000; Preserving the Family Farm, 1987 & 89; Non-Resident Trusts, 1988 & 2000; Tax Planning and Fundraising for Charities, 1989 & 2000; Hold-Over Relief, 1990; The Company Car, 1990; Tax Planning through Trusts-Inheritance Tax, 1990; National Insurance Contributions Planning, 1990; Capital Gains Tax Planning for Non-UK Residents, 1991 & 99; The Taxation of Trusts, 2010 (Key Haven); The Taxation of Foundations, 2010 (Key Haven)

Recreations: Music Making; Cocker Spaniels; Landscape Gardening; Opera; Organ and Piano Playing

Clubs: Athenaeum; Travellers