New partner joins our Manchester tax team

We have made a new senior appointment in our Manchester tax team. Sean Mitchell has joined the firm as a tax partner. His experience includes two spells at Grant Thornton, the first in a variety of roles between 1997 and 2015. Sean returned to the firm in July 2018 as tax director.

He also spent three years as tax director at BDO between 2015 and 2018.

Sean specialises in tax advice for entrepreneurs and the businesses they own and operate. He has extensive transaction tax experience and regularly assists high net worth individuals with their wealth and succession tax planning. He also has significant experience in the property sector.

He will be based at our Manchester office and support clients across the North West.

Graham Gordon, managing partner, said:

“Since we opened our Manchester office, it has grown steadily and now employs 35 staff and four partners across a range of business support services.

“Ensuring that we appoint senior experts is vital to that continued growth and Sean’s appointment will bring further experience and leadership to our tax team.

“We have been aware of Sean’s tax expertise and high service standards for a number of years and are pleased he has chosen to commit his future to MHA Moore and Smalley.”

Sean Mitchell, tax partner said:

“I’ve followed MHA Moore and Smalley’s growth in the Manchester area over recent years and am delighted to now be part of a dynamic, fast-growing and forward-thinking team.

“I’m excited to be able to contribute to the firm’s future growth and to work with people and clients who aren’t afraid to take a fresh approach.”

Sean is a keen live music fan and can regularly be found at music events across the North West.