Jennifer Newstead Taylor specialises in Business and Property with a specific emphasis on Insolvency, Tax and Commercial Litigation.
Jennifer has a wide range of advisory and advocacy experience in both personal and corporate insolvency.
Corporate Insolvency setting aside statutory demands, contested winding up petitions, injunctions restraining presentation and/or advertisement of petitions, transaction avoidance, s.216 applications (prohibited names), administration orders and extensions of administration orders and directors disqualifications.
Personal Insolvency bankruptcy orders following failed IVAs, contested bankruptcy petitions, annulment applications, suspensions of discharge, bankruptcy restriction orders, orders for possession and sale and transaction avoidance.
Jennifer conducts interim and final MTIC tribunal hearings and successfully represented the Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs in the case of:
H S Tank & Sons Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners (2012)  UKFTT 777 (TC)
She also undertakes VAT tribunal hearings on substantive issues and costs.
Jennifer’s commercial practice involves advisory and advocacy work across all aspects of the commercial arena. Jennifer regularly acts in contractual disputes ranging from banking disputes, the sale and supply of goods, construction contracts, debt and consumer credit.
Away from work, Jennifer enjoys literature, theatre, cinema and sport although her young children ensure that most of her ‘free’ time is otherwise occupied.
Pyramid Distribution Ltd v Revenue & Customs  UKFTT 27 (TC)
(January 2020; Judge Malek sitting as a Judge in the First-Tier Tribunal Tax Chamber)
Rarter Ltd v Revenue & Customs  UKFTT 464 (Tc)
(November 2020; Judge Fairpo sitting as a Judge in the First-Tier Tribunal Tax Chamber)
Scoggins v Revenue & Customs  UKFTT 315 (TC)
(May 2021; sitting as a Judge in the First-Tier Tribunal Tax Chamber)
Mainpay Ltd v Revenue and Customs  UKUT 270 (TCC),  STI 2671,  STC 2310,  BVC 516
(November 2021; Mr Justice Mellor and Judge Brannan sitting in the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber)
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial v Selby & Others  EWHC 3261 (Ch)
(December 2021; Judge Prentis sitting as a Judge in the High Court of Justice Business and Property Courts)
JLM Global Foods Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners (2016)
 UKFTT 304 (TC)
Andrew Scullion v Revenue & Customs Commissioners sub nom Andrew Scullion v Director of Border Revenue (2016)
 UKFTT 111 (TC)
Mark Littler v Director of Border Revenue (2016)
 UKFTT 94 (TC)
Leicester Express Logstics Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners (2015)
 UKFTT 476 (TC)
Armstrong v Revenue & Customs Commissioners (2014)
 UKFTT 720 (TC)
H S Tank & Sons Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners (2012)
 UKFTT 777 (TC)
Peter Taylor v Revenue & Customs Commissioners (2012)
 UKFTT 588 (TC)
The Hira Company Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners (2012)
 UKFTT 610 (TC)
Begum v Gerrard
 BPIR 1351, ChD