Mazars, the leading international tax, accountancy and advisory firm, has promoted James Smalley to partner in the South East region.

James is one of five partners promoted across the UK, with a further partner transferring to the UK from the firm’s Singapore office.

Elisabeth Maxwell, South Region Managing Partner at Mazars, commented: “This is well earned recognition of the hard work put in by James and of the significant contribution he has made to our growth and delivering client excellence across the region.”

James joined Mazars as a graduate in 1998 and is based in the firm’s Sutton office. He is a key member of the National Accounting and Outsourcing team and specialises in finding and developing technology enabled solutions, to deliver efficient and high-quality services to our clients. James works with a wide range of fast-growth clients looking to simplify their compliance requirements and increase their financial visibility as they grow internationally.

Mazars’ partner appointments across the UK span a number of practices including audit, tax and outsourcing and reflect the firms’ ongoing investment in its core markets, including privately-owned businesses and international clients.

Phil Verity, Mazars’ UK Senior Partner said: “Having a diverse and dynamic team of partners is essential to the ongoing success of our business. The quality of our people is what sets Mazars apart and I am delighted to welcome this group of talented and dedicated individuals to the partnership”

Following these appointments, Mazars UK now has 140 partners and over 1600 staff.
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