Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho

Working at 39 Essex Chambers

Kelly acted for Wasps in cases R (on the application of Sky Blue Sports & Ors) v Coventry City Council & Ors (in the Supreme Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal), in respect of alleged state aid to Wasps. She has also acted in relation to other major sporting venues in respect of allegations of prohibited state aid and in respect of alleged breaches of procurement law. Kelly has acted for High Net Worth Individuals, including sports people, in respect of a range of matters, mainly concerning property and commercial matters. She has acted on a number of matters concerning the use of personal service companies and their tax treatment under IR35, particularly assisting individuals under enquiry. She has represented sports clubs in VAT litigation.


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Kelly Stricklin-Coutinho


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