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LLPs? Just like Eastenders, says Mark

The chairman of the Tax Faculty's annual conference in Oxford, 'Magic' Mark Lee, partner and professional tax conjurer at BDO Stoy Hayward, made two early morning appearances on BBC radio recently to talk about limited liability partnerships.

As if pulling a rabbit from a hat, and stunning the presenters, Magic Circle member Mark managed to relate LLPs, an otherwise dry subject for radio, to the episode of Eastenders the night before, in which it was revealed to millions of viewers who had shot Phil Mitchell.

‘Take Eastenders for example. If Steve, Dan, Ian, Mark and Lisa were in a business partnership they could all be sued even though only one of them has done something wrong – but if they were in business as an LLP, only Lisa, who did the dirty deed, could be sued,’ he pontificated.

We didn’t know Mark was such a soap fan.

Magic Mark also managed a ubiquitous link to his hobby by describing an LLP as being ‘just like a Magic Circle illusion’.

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