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KPMG promotes new partners in UK tax, pensions and legal services practice

KPMG promotes new partners in UK tax, pensions and lega

KPMG has announced three partner promotions and two new partners in its tax, pensions and legal services practice in its drive to attract and retain the best talent.


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Michelle Quest, Head of Tax, Pensions and Legal Services at KPMG UK said:

“As the tax system and business environment becomes ever more complex, it is important to have experienced advisers who understand the needs of our clients.

“At KPMG we are committed to attracting the right talent and developing our own people and these promotions and hires are a testament to that. They will help us to keep up with the growing demand for deep insight so that our clients are prepared to face their most important challenges.”

The three partner promotions are as follows:

Mythrayi Manickarajah

Financial Services, Deals Advisory Tax - Infrastructure

Mythrayi advises global financial investors on the tax considerations relating to Infrastructure and Renewables transactions in the UK and Europe. Working in the Infrastructure Deals Advisory Tax business, her core team is based in London.

Daniel Smith

Financial Services, Indirect Tax

Dan leads the real estate VAT team advising clients on all aspects of property development, investment and occupation. Dan and his team are based in London.

Jo Brien

National Markets

Jo advises private capital and listed businesses on all aspects of executive pay including employee share plans and corporate governance. Working in the Tax business in the North and Midlands, Jo’s team is based across the Leeds, Manchester and Birmingham offices.

In addition to the above promotions, two new partners join the firm as follows:

David Hewitt

Corporates, M&A Tax
David has joined KPMG from Grant Thornton where he was a partner and Head of M&A Tax for seven years. His role at KPMG will be to further develop the large corporate M&A tax business.

Peter Workman

[previously announced in February 2019]
National Markets, Legal Services
Peter has joined KPMG from PwC where he led the firm’s Midlands corporate legal practice and flexible lawyer offering. At KPMG Peter will lead a team of nine business structuring and transactions lawyers in the Midlands Legal Services Hub.


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