Accountability — April 2014: Court of Appeal confirms supremacy of retainer
In the case of Mehjoo v Harben Barker  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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