Seven new partners for Mazars

NEW PARTNERS have been appointed at Mazars.

The top ten firm has recruited seven new partners across the board, as it looks to build on “encouraging growth”, according to UK senior partner Phil Verity (pictured).

“The new partners all have considerable expertise and experience, and are absolutely committed to delivering the highest level of service that our clients have come to expect. I am delighted to welcome them,” said Verity.

Four of the seven partners are internal promotions. Rob Burton, Romy Comiter, Darius Medora, and Paul Rouse step up in corporate finance, financial services advisory (Comiter and Medora), and national creditor services respectively.

Mike Clarkson has joined the firm following the public sector internal audit business acquisition from Deloitte. Ali Kazimi also joins from Deloitte, in financial services tax. Melanie Orriss joins the firm after 11 years at Baker Tilly, and is a specialist in advising family and owner-managed businesses.

Mazars posted £132m in fees for 2013/14, a 10% increase on the previous year, according to the Accountancy Age Top 50+50 Survey of firms, with 127 partners.

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