PETER BALL, a private client tax specialist from EY has joined top ten accountancy firm Smith & Williamson as a partner.
Ball joins Smith & Williamson to help with private clients, particularly business owners, with all aspects of their private tax affairs.
Ball commented: “The emphasis in my career has been on working for active and entrepreneurial individuals. It is great to be joining Smith & Williamson, where we are able to deliver the full range of tax services to private clients and their business interests. This focus, combined with the firm’s investment management proposition, was a key attraction for me in joining.”
Louise Somerset, lead partner in the Cheltenham office of Smith & Williamson, added: “Peter’s experience and expertise will add further depth to the range of specialist private client tax services we offer to individuals and business owners.”
A member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Peter will work from Smith & Williamson’s London and Cheltenham offices.
Richard Oddy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe have been appointed to senior roles in key sectors of high growth, with a further 17 junior and experienced hires
Adrian Hyde, a partner at CVR Global, has been appointed as the new president for a year-long term, effective 21 April this year
Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross all join from KPMG, where they oversaw the real estate tax practice
Sheryl Davis joins the firm's High Wycombe office from Barnes Roffe