Price Bailey, Chartered Accountants announces the merger with London-based Coombes Wales Quinnell (CWQ), which has been based in Baker Street in the West End since 1982.

Two partners, Ian Coombes and Richard Vass, together with a team of seven including manager, Mr Ben Mari, will join Price Bailey’s Eldon Street office, situated near London’s Liverpool Street Station.

Peter Gillman, managing director of Price Bailey said: “We are delighted that CWQ have joined Price Bailey.  Earlier this year we opened an office in the City of London and we were keen to build on our credentials as a genuine London practice. We are an ambitious firm that have been around for nearly seventy years and CWQ are a like minded firm with an established reputation. This merger will open up new markets including the entertainment industry and create specialist client sectors.

Howard Sears, Price Bailey’s City office business development partner, added: “There is natural fit to CWQ joining Price Bailey. We share the philosophy of getting to know our clients well so we can provide a first class service tailored to their needs.”


Price Bailey’s London office has an in-house tax and wealth management team as well as providing the expected accounting and auditing services. Their corporate finance, employer consulting, Sage business systems and business strategy experts are also on hand to help improve a clients business if and when they are needed.

Price Bailey has six offices in North London, Bishop’s Stortford, Ely, Cambridge, Norwich and the City of London.


The London office is located at New Liverpool House, 15 Eldon Street, London, EC2M 7LD. Telephone 0207 065 2660; Fax 0207 065 2661; Email