Philip Baker is a barrister and QC practising from Field Court Tax Chambers in Gray’s Inn. He was called to the bar in 1979, began practising in 1987 and took silk in 2002. He specialises in international tax issues, with a particular emphasis on double tax conventions, and on European Union law and taxation. He has a particular interest in the European Convention on Human Rights and taxation.
Before moving into practice, he taught law for seven years at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University. He was subsequently a visiting professorial fellow at Queen Mary University of London, and is now a senior associate fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London University and visiting professor in tax law at Oxford university. He is the author of Double Taxation Conventions and International Tax Law and the editor of the International Tax Law Reports.