Dooneen Limited (Trading as McGinness Associates) – in Liquidation

Appointment of Joint Liquidators

On 10 December 2021 a petition was presented by the directors of Dooneen Limited trading as McGinness Associates, to the Sheriff at Glasgow Sheriff Court, for Dooneen Limited to be wound up. Shona Joanne Campbell of Henderson Loggie LLP and Gerard Patrick Crampsey of Stirling Toner Ltd were appointed Joint Provisional Liquidators on this date and were subsequently appointed Joint Interim Liquidators on 17 January 2022 and Joint Liquidators on 10 March 2022.

The Joint Liquidators act without personal liability and are licensed to act as Insolvency Practitioners by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and bound by the Insolvency Code of Ethics.

The Insolvency Code of Ethics can be found here.

Dooneen Limited trading as McGinness Associates is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) under FRN 838453.   

The company is a claims management company and specialises in pursuing PPI compensation claims and tax refund claims on behalf of its clients

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Clients        

Why did the Directors of Dooneen Limited apply to place the firm into Liquidation?

The Directors of Dooneen Limited took steps to place the firm into Liquidation as the firm could no longer meet its debts as they fell due.

Is the company accepting new clients or new claims from existing clients?

As a result of the liquidation the company is not taking on any new clients or any new claims from existing clients.

I have a live claim which is being progressed by the company, what is the impact of the liquidation on this claim?

The Joint Liquidators are currently considering their strategy for the liquidation.

Clients do not need to take any further action in respect of their claim at this time unless advised by the company or the Joint Liquidators.

When will I be updated on the status of my claim?

You will be contacted in due course when there is any update or change in status in respect of your claim.

We cannot provide a specific timescale for any update to clients as this is largely dependent on the timescales of any third parties progressing claims (e.g. HMRC / lenders) and the Joint Liquidators finalising their strategy for the liquidation.

I have received correspondence directly from HM Revenue & Customs/a lender regarding my claim/refund and I wish to speak to someone about it

If any client has received correspondence directly from HMRC or a lender regarding their claim and they wish to discuss this with someone, clients should email with the relevant details.

When will I receive payment in respect of my claim?

The timescales for any compensation/refund payment in respect of your claim is largely dependent on third parties progressing claims (e.g. HMRC, lenders).

The company will contact you in due course when there is any update on the timing of any payment due to you.

How will I receive payment?

The method of payment to clients will depend on the type of claim they have:

PPI Compensation payments

Payments in respect of PPI Compensation claims are paid by the lender directly to clients.  PPI Compensation clients are required to notify the company at with details of any direct payment they have received.

PPI Tax / Marriage Allowance refund payments

Payments in respect of PPI Tax / Marriage Allowanceclaims are usually paid by HM Revenue & Customs (‘HMRC’) to the company first for onward remittance to the client. On receipt of payment from HMRC the company will deduct the agreed fee from the amount received and contact the client to confirm their preferred payment method for the net balance. The net balance will then be paid to the client. 

I have received a payment directly into my bank account from HMRC/a lender in respect of a claim being pursued.  How do I confirm receipt of this payment and arrange for the company’s fee to be invoiced to me?

For any payments received by clients directly from a lender or HMRC, clients should email with the details of the amount paid to them.  An invoice will then be issued by the company.

How do I pay an invoice which is due to the company?

For the avoidance of doubt, clients are required to pay in full any invoices issued to them by the company in respect of their claim.

As a result of the liquidation, the payment methods for payments to the company have changed.

Clients should make a payment to the company through one of the following two methods:

  1. Card payment over telephone

Clients wishing to make a card payment over the telephone should:

  • phone Henderson Loggie LLP on 01382 200 055 and ask to speak to the Henderson Loggie Cashroom team
  • advise they wish to pay an invoice issued by McGinness Associates/Dooneen Limited
  • provide the required details for the card payment and confirm their name and the company’s invoice number(s) to be paid.
  1. Bank transfer

Clients wishing to pay via bank transfer should phone the Insolvency team at Henderson Loggie on 01382 200 055 or email to request bank account details for their payment to McGinness Associates.

General enquiries relating to the company

We have set up a specific email mailbox for all general enquiries. Please send an email to