A NEW private client tax partner has joined Kingston Smith.
Lynne Rowland joins the Top 20 firm from Mazars, and will be based at its City office.
Rowland has more than 20 years’ experience in tax, much of which spent in Big Four firms.
Rowland said she was attracted to the firm b the quality of people working there and the chance to work with “fantastic clients and contacts”.
Managing partner Julie Walsh said: “We are delighted to welcome Lynne to the Private Client team. Her wealth of valuable experience will assist us in developing and expanding our service to clients in this area.”
Walsh is herself relatively new to the role, having taking on the position in November 2013. She has served as a partner since 1987, and is head of the professional firms sector group while acting for her clients.
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