THE MERGER of Knights Lowe and Stacey & Partners will create a 50-staff firm, that will make it the largest independent firm in Bury St Edmonds.
Knights Lowe chairman Paul Knights said its new partner firm has an “excellent reputation” of the quality of its services. “I have no doubt that we are creating a strong, dynamic business with a broad range of skills and experience.”
Stacey & Partners managing partner, Mark Wallace said: “One of the first benefits for clients of the larger firm will be the creation of a new specialist tax team and our combined strengths will mean a broader range of skills and experience.”
Knights Lowe is managed by an eight-director team, which has headed up the firm since September 2013.
Stacey & Partners will become a trading division of Knights Lowe Limited operating from offices in Bury St Edmunds, Thetford and Newmarket.
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