We’d like to extend our congratulations to Business Advisory Partner, David Nelson, who has been appointed to the role of Senior Partner in recognition of his contribution to the success of our multi award-winning organisation.

In his new role, David will continue to work alongside Managing Partner, James Bagley, in the ongoing development and implementation of the firm’s strategic vision and the executive management of many of its reporting divisions and subsidiaries.

Of his promotion, David comments “As a firm, we pride ourselves on providing industry leading tailored advice to ambitious owner managed clients, no matter where in the business lifecycle they may be. My appointment recognises that we ourselves are an ambitious owner managed business with growth aspirations, and I look forward to continuing to work alongside James Bagley in spearheading the execution of our stated plans.”

Managing Partner, James Bagley, comments “David’s contribution to Smith Cooper has been crucial in the development of our multi-faceted firm, and he has been intrinsic to its success.”

“David is an exceptional business advisor, having established a vast and loyal client base whilst heading up our rapidly growing Derby office.  He is as passionate about the development of his client’s businesses as he is Smith Cooper, and I look forward to working alongside both David and the wider partner group in continuing to build a business and brand which we can all be proud of.”

Smith Cooper’s Partnership comprises of 17 Partners in total, spread amongst 6 offices across the Midlands. The firm has recently celebrated numerous award wins, most notably the SME Advisory Team of the Year 2018, and also announced record breaking growth figures, achieving a 15% increase in turnover for the 17/18 fiscal year.