Smith & Williamson’s Cheltenham tax team Launch in Cheltenham

Launch of the Smith & Williamson tax team in Cheltenham

Launch of the Smith & Williamson tax team in Cheltenham - Credit: Archant

Accountancy and investment management group, Smith & Williamson, hosted a party for over 80 guests to launch its new Cheltenham based private client tax team. Smith & Williamson acquired a four-strong team of private tax specialists with particular experience in advising internationally mobile families, including ‘non domiciles’, on their tax, trusts and pension arrangements.

The team, which is based at Festival House in Jessop Avenue and led by partner Louise Somerset together with associate director Krista Woodman and tax professionals Daniel Gadd and Emma Robinson, have joined Smith & Williamson from RBC’s Wealth Planning Division.The launch party took place in September to welcome the team to Smith & Williamson and introduce colleagues from the firm’s Birmingham, Bristol, London and Salisbury offices to clients and professional contacts in Cheltenham, who included lawyers, bankers, trustees, financial advisers and land agents.

Tax partner Louise Somerset said: “We were thrilled to see so many people at our launch and to have the opportunity to introduce our clients and professional contacts to colleagues from Smith & Williamson who provide a comprehensive range of financial services and expertise to businesses as well as private clients and who support our work here in Cheltenham. “We look forward to working closely with the local business and professional community and building our team in Cheltenham where we have a loyal and growing client base.”

Joss Dalrymple, national head of private client tax services at Smith & Williamson, said: “We are delighted to have our tax team in Cheltenham. It is a unique town with particular needs from tax and financial advisers. We have been made very welcome as a firm and we look forward to developing our ties with the local community.”

In September, Smith & Williamson was named the winner of the Multi-Family Office Team of the Year award at the prestigious STEP Private Client Awards 2014/5. Last year, Smith & Williamson won Accountancy Team of the Year and Investment Management Team of the Year awards from the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners.

For further information call 01242 506030

Louise Somerset, partner, private client tax services, Cheltenham

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