Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

UK 200 2013 position: 25

Accountability — April 2014: Court of Appeal confirms supremacy of retainer

In the case of Mehjoo v Harben Barker [2014] EWCA Civ 358, the Court of Appeal overturned the earlier decision of the High Court, in which high-street accountant Harben Barker was held liable for a failure to advise its client, Mr Mehjoo, on his non-domicile status and the significant tax advantages that status could bring in respect of the sale of his shares in his business…

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    Regional: attempted merger

    Alliances, failed and successful, are the story of the year outside London

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    Interior designs

    Polish up your retention policy - private practice lawyers are increasingly eyeing in-house roles

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Turnover (£m): 120.50
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