Saffery Champness has announced the election of Matthew Burton to the role of managing partner, with effect from April 2018.
He takes over as managing partner from Rob Elliott, whose term of office has come to an end, having served a total of three terms in the role.
Matthew originally qualified as a surveyor, before retraining as an accountant and tax adviser, and then joining Saffery Champness in 2004. He most recently served as head of the firm’s Private Wealth & Estates Group and has been a member of the management board since 2013.
He advises a range of clients including high net worth individuals, landed estates and owner-managed businesses.
Matthew Burton, managing partner elect of Saffery Champness, commented:
“It is a privilege to have been elected by my partners to the role of managing partner. I am excited by the opportunity and very much look forward to helping Saffery Champness continue to enhance its position in our chosen markets and build on our reputation.”
Rob Elliott commented:
“I have worked closely with Matthew for many years and am in no doubt that he will lead Saffery Champness with skill and distinction. I look forward to continuing to work with him as the firm embarks on a new chapter of growth and progress.”