Saffery Champness promotes four new partners

Top 20 firm Saffery Champness has promoted four new partners, with effect from 1 April.

Stephen Bristow, Neil Davies, Peter Harker and Alison Hone have all become partners at the firm.

Bristow has worked at Saffery Champness since 2012, joining as head of business development for the firm’s Film & Television Unit. He specialises in advising global media companies on strategic policy.

Davies joined the firm’s Bristol office in 2003, becoming a director in 2016. He advises growth businesses from a range of sectors, including manufacturing, retail and construction.

Harker joined Saffery Champness in 2004, and became a director in 2016. A member of the firm’s Landed Estates Practice Group, he works with a range of clients from wealthy landowners to not-for-profit entities.

Hone has been with the firm since 2003, working in the Not-for-Profit Group. She is a VAT specialist and advises charities and not-for-profit organisations, such as sports clubs, religious organisations and hospices.

Rob Elliott, managing partner at Saffery Champness said: “We are delighted to welcome Stephen, Neil, Peter and Alison to the partnership. They bring valuable and varied experience to the firm, which is of enormous benefit to our clients.

“Their promotion demonstrates again our commitment to providing opportunities for those who show exceptional talent in their respective fields, and dedication to the firm’s culture and our clients’ success.”

This news comes as Saffery Champness this week announced the appointment of a new partner in the Inverness office.

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