Deloitte partner Louise Brittain joins Wilkins Kennedy

DELOITTE INSOVLENCY partner Louise Brittain has left the Big Four firm to join Wilkins Kennedy in a similar role.

Brittain joined the firm in early 2009 from Baker Tilly where she had served for 14 years. She mainly handles high profile and complicated bankruptcy cases – often as a trustee to celebrities, such as ex-Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona, the Cheeky Girls, goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar, footballer Colin Hendry, politician Jonathan Aitken, presenter Michael Barrymore and historian David Irving.

She has also worked as a non-executive director of the Insolvency Service Steering board, is a members of the IPA and a national council member for the insolvency trade body R3.

Dave Fenn (pictured), managing partner at Wilkins Kennedy, said: “Louise is a highly experienced insolvency specialist and will be an asset to our growing insolvency department. We would like to wish her a warm welcome to the firm.”

Wilkins Kennedy, ranked 21 in the 2013 Accountancy Age Top50+50 table, has revenues of £31.5m. The firm has recently expanded, having merged with Hampshire-based CW Fellowes last month and Southampton-based Matthews Mist in May.

Brittain said: “I am highly delighted to be joining such a focused and quality team. I look forward to contributing to the future growth and success of Wilkins Kennedy.”

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