Vanessa Lee joins BDO’s Leeds office as a tax partner in the private client team. With more than 22 years’ experience, Vanessa advises high-net-worth individuals, families, family offices and trustees on complex tax planning.
Vanessa will support the tax team across Yorkshire and the North West on all aspects of private client tax issues.
Oliver Back joins BDO in London and will head up its new contract and commercial risk practice. Oliver’s role will see him helping clients to manage risk and achieve greater value from their third party relationships on both the buy and sell side.
Paul Eagland, Managing Partner at BDO, commented: “It has been a landmark year for BDO and that is in part down to our investment in technology and people.
“Our Northern tax team will be further strengthened by Vanessa’s appointment and her deep understanding of the needs and challenges of high net worths (HNWs) will create even more added value to both our existing and future private clients.
“Our new contract and commercial risk offering is a real opportunity for us to further increase our advisory expertise and I am thrilled that Oliver is joining BDO to lead the team.”
In the last six months BDO has appointed eight new partners. In October, the firm reported a landmark year with both revenues and profits up by a quarter to £578m and £134m respectively.
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