Saffery Champness has announced that Jamie Lane will join the firm as a partner, based in its Bournemouth office, with effect from Monday 3 June.
Jamie joins the firm from Smith & Williamson, where he spent 15 years, latterly as a partner. He has extensive experience of supporting entrepreneurial clients with their business growth strategies, providing audit, transaction support and all-round business advice. His clients include owner-managed businesses, private equity backed businesses, international groups, professional practices and AIM listed companies operating in a wide range of sectors, including professional practices, recruitment, technology and property.
He has experience of dealing with a wide range of UK GAAP and IFRS issues, SRA Accounts Rules as well as supporting clients through the acquisition and disposal process and other transactional support services.
Jamie Lane commented: “I am thrilled to be joining Saffery Champness. The firm is highly respected and I am genuinely very happy to have been offered the opportunity to join. I am looking forward to continuing to support clients with their ambitions to grow and ultimately realise value in their businesses, whether that be through mergers and acquisitions or assisting entrepreneurs through the myriad of scale-up challenges. I enjoy helping my clients to navigate the challenges of growth, being a part of their journey and enabling them to fulfil their potential.”
Matthew Burton, Managing Partner at Saffery Champness, commented: “I am very pleased to welcome Jamie to the Saffery Champness partnership. He brings with him significant knowledge and expertise, a commitment to providing the best client service, and a proven track-record in successfully helping his clients with their growth strategies. I am certain that his appointment will benefit both existing and new clients.”