Jonathan Smithers, Law Society President
Accounts filed at Companies House for the period ending 31st October have revealed the aborted project lost over £11 million.
According to the accounts statement for Legal Practice Technologies, the body owned 60% by the Law Society and 40% by Indian tech firm Mastek lost £11,403,865 in this period.
The company was owed £61,180 and had £1,421,492 in cash assets, with £11,886,537 due to creditors within one year. The accounts also list £1 million in called up share capital to it’s name. The total equity in the company was therefore listed as £-10,403,865.
The bulk of losses was attributed to research and development costs of £6,798,230. Auditors PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP are listed as having been paid £9,000 for their work.
The document also states no directors, including Law Society President Jonathan Smithers, received any dividend nor any other remuneration.