Top 20 firm Saffery Champness has announced the appointment of a new head of the firm’s Bristol office.
Richard Cartwright becomes the new head, taking over from incumbent head of office David Lemon, who will continue in his role as partner and as a member of the management board.
Cartwright joined Saffery Champness in 2002, having previously worked at PwC. He was appointed partner in 2007. He advises a range of clients on tax services, and frequently speaks at professional events on key tax issues.
Rob Elliot, managing partner at the firm said: “We are pleased to announce Richard’s appointment as head of our Bristol office. His promotion is a testament not only to his considerable experience and achievement over more than a decade with the firm, but also to our culture of nurturing and promoting talent. We look forward to his leadership further enhancing the flourishing Bristol office and our offering to clients in the region.”
Cartwright said: “It is a privilege to be able to serve as head of Saffery Champness’ Bristol office. Having been brought up in Devon and now living in Cornwall, the South West is close to my heart and it is immensely gratifying to see the ongoing success of the firm in the region. I am looking forward to helping the office unlock new opportunities and future growth, while continuing to deliver outstanding services to our clients.”
The firm’s Bristol office has experienced significant growth in recent years, with the number of staff doubling in the past three years.
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