Rachael Dronfield joins Shorts as Private Client Director

 In Grant Thornton, Shorts

Shorts Chartered Accountants has announced the appointment of Rachael Dronfield as Private Client Director.

A Chartered Tax Adviser and member of STEP, Rachael has over 13 years’ experience working for a top international firm of accountants, specialising in inheritance tax and trust matters. She joins from Grant Thornton where she was a Senior Private Client Manager in their Leicester office.

Chris Chambers, tax partner heading Shorts Private Client department, commented, “Over recent years, we have experienced significant growth within the Inheritance tax and financial planning sector. Rachael’s role will see her working closely with both our tax and financial services teams, and we are confident that her contribution will play a pivotal part in the firm’s continued growth.

“We have been privileged to attract a number of extremely high calibre recruits to the firm over the past 12 months. The momentum generated following the opening of prestigious new offices in 2012, resulted in a continued programme of recruitment throughout 2013.

“Looking ahead to the future, Rachael’s appointmentwill add further strength, as we strive to position our private client offering as the ‘quality provider of choice’ within the South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire regions.”

About Shorts

As the largest independent Chartered Accountancy firm in the Chesterfield area, Shorts has an established reputation as reliable and forward thinking accountants, taxation and business advisers. Our heritage and connection to the Chesterfield area is extremely important to us, having traded in Chesterfield since Samuel Edward Short founded the practice in 1890.

Over the years, the firm has expanded, opened offices on Ecclesall Road in Sheffield, and developed the Chartered Financial Planners aspect of the business. Our staff are made up of Chartered and Certified Accountants, Chartered Tax Advisers and members of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

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