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Smith Cooper announces new Partner in the Business Recovery & Insolvency team


Posted on 18 September 2014

Leading accountancy and business advisory firm, Smith Cooper, has announced the appointment of Nick Lee as a Business Recovery and Insolvency Partner, strengthening its operations across the Midlands.

Nick arrives at Smith Cooper from Baker Tilly, which he joined in 2008. With over 20 years of experience in the field of corporate recovery, Nick qualified as a licensed insolvency practitioner in 2000, and brings a wealth of expertise in both corporate and personal insolvency.

With experience of advising directors and companies in a host of industry sectors, Nick will operate from Smith Cooper’s Birmingham and Telford offices, where he will guide and support businesses through instances of financial and cash flow difficulties.  

Nick commented: “I’m pleased to be joining the team here at Smith Cooper, which is already well-regarded for its ability to provide options and effective solutions to businesses and individuals in financial distress.

“I look forward to working closely with my colleagues to maintain this great reputation, whilst devising new strategies and practices to further enhance our service offering.”

Dean Nelson, Head of Business Recovery and Insolvency at Smith Cooper commented: “We are delighted to welcome Nick to the firm. In the last five years, our team has grown from two to eleven dedicated professionals based around the Midlands. Nick is a key appointment for us and his proven track record in corporate recovery and insolvency, together his wealth of knowledge and experience, makes him a valuable addition to our team and I look forward to working with him.”

Jackie Hendley, Tax Partner at Smith Cooper, added: “Nick joins us as part of our continuing growth and expansion in the West Midlands.

“As a firm, we pride ourselves on our ability to provide the best strategic options for businesses to adopt all the way through their business lifecycle, and we’re confident that Nick’s appointment will enable us to provide the best commercial advice for the benefit of businesses at a sensitive and pressured time.” 

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