Two new directors for MHA Moore and Smalley

MHA Moore and Smalley is proud to announce two senior promotions in the region, with Natalie Taylor and Ben Harrison both being made directors.

Natalie becomes director in our professional practices team which advises professional firms like solicitors, barristers’ chambers, architectural practices and surveying businesses, among others.

Meanwhile, Ben has been made a director within our financial planning team and will continue to advise individuals, professionals, charities, care providers and organisations that support vulnerable clients.

Graham Gordon, managing partner of MHA Moore and Smalley, said:

“I am delighted for Natalie and Ben. Their promotions are a recognition of the significant contributions and unwavering dedication they have both shown to the firm and our clients over the years.

“They once again demonstrate the career progression opportunities we offer at all levels and across all our teams at MHA Moore and Smalley.”

Natalie, who has been with the firm since leaving college, said:

“I’m incredibly thankful for the opportunities and support I’ve had, from being a trainee right the way through to becoming a director.

“It feels great to be in a position where I can support colleagues, including our students, with their own career development alongside my role leading and growing the professional practices team across the region.”

Ben, who also joined us as a trainee, added:

“One of the key reasons I chose the firm was the opportunities offered to develop my knowledge and specialism as part of the firm’s excellent training programme. I’m very proud to be here 13 years on as a director, a role where I can support clients, colleagues and communities alike.”

Ben specialises in giving investment advice to beneficiaries of estates, trustees, attorneys and court appointed deputies. He also offers retirement and later life planning, estate planning and inheritance tax planning to a wide range of clients, including advising vulnerable clients.

He is a Chartered Financial Planner and accredited by the Society of Later Life Advisers (SOLLA) and holds specialist qualifications in advising vulnerable clients. 

As well as helping to lead the professional practices team and advising clients, Natalie will also continue her specialism advising trusts and landed estates, as well as here expertise in legal firm audit work.

The promotions of both Natalie and Ben now bring the number of directors within the firm to 21, with 29 partners and more than 400 members of staff in total.