Peter Ball joins Smith & Williamson as private client tax partner
Peter Ball has joined Smith & Williamson in Cheltenham where he will be helping private clients, particularly business owners, with all aspects of their private tax affairs. Mr Ball was previously a senior tax manager with EY in Bristol.
Commenting on his appointment, Peter said: “I am excited to have joined Smith & Williamson. The emphasis in my career has been on working for active and entrepreneurial individuals. It is great to be joining Smith & Williamson, where we are able to deliver the full range of tax services to private clients and their business interests. This focus, combined with the firm’s investment management proposition, gives Smith & Williamson a unique position in the market – which was a key attraction for me in joining the growing team here.”
Louise Somerset, lead partner in the Cheltenham office of Smith & Williamson, added: “We are delighted to welcome Peter to our team. His experience and expertise will add further depth to the range of specialist private client tax services we offer to individuals and business owners.”
Peter works with entrepreneurs, family groups, companies seeking venture capital investment and management teams, working with them so that their tax profiles are aligned with and complement their personal, family and business plans.
A member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Peter will work from Smith & Williamson’s London and Cheltenham offices.