MHA Moore and Smalley opens Manchester office

Preston-based MHA Moore and Smalley has opened its first dedicated office in Manchester and hired a senior team to lead it.

The accountancy and business advisory firm has followed a record year of turnover with expansion into the city, taking on new premises at 80 Mosley Street overlooking St Peter’s Square.

MHA Moore and Smalley has appointed partners Andrew Feeke and Colin Abrahams and corporate finance director Simon Carruthers to head up the operation. All three have joined from Baldwins' (formerly CLB) Manchester office and will be supported by experienced PA Helen Bowker.

Andrew, who was Baldwins’ managing partner in Manchester, has had a number of senior roles at CLB Coopers over the last decade. Colin, former tax partner at Baldwins, has over 30 years’ tax experience following senior roles at CLB Coopers, Baker Tilly and Price Waterhouse. Simon had been at Baldwins and CLB Coopers since 2014 and before this spent more than 20 years in various corporate advisory roles at Grant Thornton.

Graham Gordon, managing partner of MHA Moore and Smalley, said: “Manchester has long been part of our strategic growth plans and we’ve been testing the market for some time, using serviced offices to support our clients in the region. 

Manchester has long been part of our strategic growth plans and we’ve been testing the market for some time

“We felt this was the right time to take on our own Manchester address and we’re thrilled to have brought in three incredibly experienced professionals in Andrew, Colin and Simon to lead our Manchester team."

MHA Moore and Smalley has 24 partners and over 300 staff. In addition to the new Manchester office, the firm has its headquarters in Preston and additional offices in Liverpool, Blackpool, East Midlands, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancaster and Southport.

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