Philip Baker is a Queen's Counsel practising from Field Court Tax Chambers in London. 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 and joint head of the School of Tax Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, and is now a senior visiting fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London University and responsible for the MA in Taxation programme based at the Institute. He is the author of Double Taxation Conventions and International Tax Law and the editor of the International Tax Law Reports.