Moore Kingston Smith brings in two new Partners

6 January 2022 / Insight posted in Press releases, Our people

Moore Kingston Smith is pleased to announce the appointment of Colin Turnbull and Alison Morris as Partners, effective 5 January 2022, further strengthening the firm’s growing audit and legal teams.

Colin Turnbull further bolsters the firm’s audit team, bringing over 20 years’ experience in reporting under multiple accounting frameworks including IFRS, US and UK GAAP, and listed reporting requirements, as well as due diligence assignments. Having spent much of his career focusing on the natural resources sector, Colin has also worked across healthcare, property development, professional services, motor dealerships, and manufacturing. Having trained with PKF UK, Colin moved to BDO through a merger in 2013 and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW).

Alison joins as a Partner in the private client legal team. She brings over 18 years’ experience in the preparation of Wills, obtaining Probate and dealing with the administration of estates. She is also highly skilled in advising on estate and tax planning, including lifetime gifts and post-death Deeds of Variation, Powers of Attorney, Advance Decisions, issues of capacity and the application of the Mental Capacity Act including Court of Protection applications. An active voice in bereavement, Powers of Attorney, and Court of Protection work, Alison has spoken at seminars both in-house and in the community for local care groups. She Chairs the T H Russell Charitable Trust, an organisation providing care to the elderly, is a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), an accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE), and a member of the Law Society Private Client Section.

Maureen Penfold, Managing Partner of Moore Kingston Smith, said: “I am delighted to welcome Colin and Alison to join the firm’s leadership, as we continue our growth trajectory supported by our people-first strategy and commitment to outstanding client care. Their extensive collective expertise brings further advantage to our clients and people, while their shared values and approach further strengthen our impact as we persist in enhancing our sustainable, long-term growth.”