Alan Murdie


Alan Murdie is a specialist in council tax, housing and debt law issues dating back to 1989, including many test cases in the lower and higher courts.  He is director of Council Tax Legal Services and Nucleus Legal Advice in Earl’s Court, London. He has been involved with the Council Tax since its inception in 1992, editing eight editions of the Council Tax Handbook since 1998 and co-author of The Enforcement of Local Taxation (2001) with Ian Wise QC. He was a co-founder of the Zacchaeus 2000 Trust in 1996 and its senior lawyer between 2007-2013 and worked with the Ministry of Justice and Welfare Bill Committees in Parliament on law reforms. He taught intellectual property at the University of West London 1995-1998 and provides advice and training services to a wide range of public sector bodies, companies and charitable organisations.

Published Works

Contact details / 0795 855 2869

Areas of Practice

Local Government

Year Qualified



Law Degree LL.B (Hons) - De Monfort University
Bar Finals Exam – Inns of Court School of Law


Bar of England and Wales