Members act frequently for and against accountants and auditors in High Court claims and before a variety of disciplinary bodies up to the AADB.

With particular expertise in cases involving breach of duty (including breach of accountancy procedures), Counsel have been involved in cases about the failure to give appropriate restructuring, taxation and investment advice and failures to detect fraud.

Hailsham’s barristers have been involved in several notable cases including:

  • Integral Memory v Haines Watts [2012] EWHC 342 (Ch), limitation.
  • Midland Packaging v HW [2011] PNLR 1, tax advice.
  • Dhillon v Siddiqui [2008] EWHC 2020 (Ch), tax advice.
  • The Innovator litigation, arising out of a tax avoidance scheme.



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