Price Bailey bolster their partner team with two internal promotions

Price Bailey appoints Lewis Ratcliffe and Michael Cooper-Davis as partners in the firm with effect from 1 April 2022.

Price Bailey, a top 30 chartered accounting and advisory practice, has appointed two new partners. The addition of Lewis Ratcliffe and Michael Cooper-Davis, both previously directors, brings the number of partners to 30 across its 11 offices.

Commenting on the promotions, 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.”


Pictured from left to right: Lewis Ratcliffe, Michael Cooper-Davis



Lewis Ratcliffe

Lewis Ratcliffe joined Price Bailey in 2012, being promoted to Director in 2020 and quickly now promoted to a Partner within our Business team. Lewis supports a diverse portfolio of clients from our Bishops Stortford office.

Lewis predominantly works with owner-managed businesses, advising on annual compliance and tax-related matters. Lewis also 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.


Michael Cooper-Davis

Michael 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.

Michael 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. Outside of audit services Michael is also able to perform advisory work including tax.


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