Rohan Pershad QC

CoA dismisses silk VAT appeal but criticises judge's handling of the case

10-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

A senior criminal judge has been criticised over his handling of a trial last year, which led to the conviction of former 39 Essex Street barrister Rohan Pershad QC.

Bryan Hughes 250

Eversheds joins cash-call rush following HMRC crackdown

9-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Eversheds has become the latest to issue a cash call to its 164 fixed-share partners following HMRC’s crackdown on partnership tax.

Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells latest to issue HMRC cash call

3-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Hogan Lovells has called on its non-equity partner to inject between £60,000 and £100,000 in response to the HM Revenue & Custom’s partnership tax crackdown.


EY taps into Chinese legal market through acquisition of Shanghai firm

20-Feb-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) is in the process of launching a legal services unit in China through the acquisition of Shanghai-based Chen & Co.

David Pester

TLT prepares for cash call in response to HMRC national insurance crackdown

10-Feb-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

TLT is expected to be amongst the first group of firms to issue a cash call to fixed-share partners (FSP) in response to HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) changes to partnership taxation.

Jennie Gubbins, Trowers & Hamlins

Trowers & Hamlins gears up for cash call

10-Feb-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Trowers & Hamlins is planning to issue a cash call to participating partners in response to new HM Revenue & Customs changes to the partnership tax regime.

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Tax Analysis


Ireland: The American connection

20-Jan-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Inward investment to Ireland is rising, just the tonic for its law firms


Auditors under the spotlight

25-Nov-2013 | By Matt Byrne

With the recent demise of Manches, we examine the auditors and the complex task of determining a firm’s health


Manches: Life after debt

11-Nov-2013 | By Lucy Burton

The curious case of Manches’ suicidal cashflow management and its eleventh-hour rescue by Penningtons

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Tax Opinion

George Bull

Partnership tax changes – three months left


HMRC salaried partner changes send shockwaves through LLPs

Rolf Lindsay

Stay cool and prosper


A public directory of beneficial ownership would be an attack on the freedom of privacy to achieve nothing

Ben Hooper

Opinion: Supreme Court rules, OK


Slapdown for Treasury shows court subtly shifting the ground on accountability of public bodies

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Tax Briefings

Czech Republic: trust fund as an Islamic finance alternative in CEE download subscription

Schoenherr 24-Apr-2014

The Czech Republic has become one of the few countries in continental Europe whose legal system can offer a vehicle with the same nature as mudarabah or musharakah.

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