Andrew Baker | Partner and head of professional services group, north west, RSM

Andrew Baker is a partner and head of the professional services group, north west, RSM

He advises businesses in related areas such as practice and litigation funders and claims management companies,  acts for legal practices of all shapes and sizes and has developed a detailed knowledge of firms operating in retail litigation. He also provides accounting support in developing innovative approaches to the current issues of that sector particularly LASPO [Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act] and referral fees, recoverable fixed cost changes and the wider impact of the Jackson Reforms of civil litigation costs. His clients are experiencing the challenges brought about by these changes and the potential Alternative Business Structures (ABS) opportunities, and he is well positioned to advise legal firms regarding the most appropriate strategy to adopt.