Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Mark Cawthorne

Don’t get caught cold by the Limitation Freeze

Don’t get caught cold by the Limitation Freeze

When the UK Government introduced the first nationwide lockdown in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Association of British Insurer ...

Accountancy Interpretation of Public Sector Leasing Arrangements

Accountancy Interpretation of Public Sector Leasing Arrangements

Following a two week trial in the Commercial Court, in which DAC Beachcroft acted for the successful Defendant – the Isle of Wight Council, the Court ...

SDLT Avoidance Schemes

SDLT Avoidance Schemes

Recent high profile regulatory actions and the media attention this has attracted, appears to be supressing appetite for these schemes.  However, both ...

Hand it over! Ownership of documents and rights of access to accountant’s file of papers

Hand it over! Ownership of documents and rights of access to accountant’s file of papers

As many accountancy firms will testify, a request from a (typically former) client for access to the accountant’s file of papers can often be the prec ...