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A specialist Professional Services Team

Our experts in the Professional Services sector are led by Nick Carter-Pegg, Audit Partner and International Practice Leader for the sector with over 35 years’ experience advising professional services firms

We are one of the largest specialist professional services teams in the UK, with a track record of delivering for our clients that spans for over 30 years. Our team of audit, tax and advisory experts have a wealth of expertise and a deep understanding of professional services businesses, how they operate and their markets. Our clients benefit from working with people who understand the industry’s unique challenges and who bring their experience to bear in our work.

If you’d like a partner-led approach, we can help you tackle the challenges and any other accountancy and business issues your firm or partnership is facing. Our partners are driven to find the ideas and insights that will make a difference to your business.

We work with professional services firms across the industry. Here are our predominant sub-sectors and an overview of our client base:


We are a leading auditor and adviser to local, national and international law firms. As a firm we are now ranked 2nd auditor by number of law firms we audit in the UK legal Top 50 (Source: Legal Week, August 2019). We also produce the Law Firm Leadership series which examines how law firms plan to adapt to, manage and succeed in a changing world.

Property Advisory

Our Property advisory experts work with clients ranging from large international property consultancies, to leading built environment firms and architectural practices. We also work closely with the broader BDO Real Estate Team to ensure we have the knowledge and expertise you need.


We work with a range of recruitment and executive search companies both in the UK and globally and have developed a particular expertise in addressing the issues faced by companies operating in multiple jurisdictions.


Our consultancy clients include global consultancies and two of the Big Four accountancy firms, as well as boutique industry advisers and Private-Equity backed businesses.  


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