Price Bailey has appointed Lewis Ratcliffe and Michael Cooper-Davis as partners in the firm with effect from 1 April 2022.
The addition of Ratcliffe and Cooper-Davis, both previously directors, brings the number of partners to 30 across its 11 offices.
According to the firm, Ratcliffe joined Price Bailey in 2012, being promoted to director in 2020. He supports a diverse portfolio of clients from our Bishops Stortford office and predominantly works with owner-managed businesses, advising on annual compliance and tax-related matters.
Price Bailey also said Ratcliffe has experience in VAT, payroll and business systems making him a “great professional” to support any business owner; whilst also specialising in service charge accounting.
Additionally, Cooper-Davis, an experienced auditor, has been appointed a partner after joining Price Bailey in 2019 as a director. He works primarily within the not for profit sector, with 10 years’ experience working with charities and also specialising in academy trust audits.
The firm said Cooper-Davis developed an interest in the not for profit sector early on in his career, now having worked with theatres and performing arts organisations, large international charities, national education and membership bodies, sports charities and independent schools.
Martin Clapson, managing director at Price Bailey, said: “I am delighted to welcome Lewis Ratcliffe and Michael Cooper-Davis to the partner team. The board and the wider partner team wish Lewis and Michael all the very best in their new roles.”