Accountancy Age: More than 1,600 including celebrities in £1.2bn Liberty Scheme

Several celebrities, along with senior executives and QCs, are among those found to have invested in a £1.2bn tax avoidance scheme. We gave a comment to Accountancy Age.


Berg Kaprow Lewis tax partner David Whiscombe said: “I always love it when cant and hypocrisy among the great and good are exposed. Aggressive tax avoidance always strikes me as being a bit like picking your nose when you’re sitting in a traffic jam: it’s not very nice, no-one admits to it but it’s surprising how many people can’t resist it.

“More seriously, the Times has done us all a favour in setting out the extent to which outrageously artificial schemes had become routine planning. It had to stop.”


The full article is available on the Accountancy Age website.



Sam Inkersole

In 2022, Sam won the Taxation’s Rising Star award at the Taxation Awards in and was named in the Accountancy Age 35 Under 35.

Jon Wedge

While Jon’s client work focuses on the financial services sector, he also oversees the firm’s assurance service, as well as supporting the trainees following in his footsteps.


Elana joined us in 2017 as an ACA trainee, after graduating from Durham University where she had studied languages. She is now a manager in our assurance team.


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