Barker v Baxendale Walker Solicitors (a firm) & Anor  BTC 6
 EWCA Civ 2056
Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
The Right Hon Lord Justice Patten, The Right Hon Lord Justice Henderson and The Right Hon Lady Justice Asplin DBE
Judgment delivered 8 December 2017
Professional negligence of solicitor – Advice on a tax avoidance scheme using an employee benefit trust (EBT) – Whether defendants negligent not to warn of risks of using scheme – Yes – Appeal allowed – IHTA 1984, s. 28 and 86.