City Moves for 8 November 2017 - who's switching jobs at UHY Hacker Young, Squire Patton Boggs and WH Ireland?

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Today's City Moves cover tax accounting, legal eagles and broking. Take a look at these movers and shakers:

UHY Hacker Young

UHY Hacker Young, the national accountancy group, has appointed Andrew Snowdon as its head of tax. Andrew will be based at UHY Hacker Young’s London office. Andrew is replacing Roy Maugham, who has been with UHY Hacker Young for 19 years. Prior to his appointment, Andrew had been head of corporate tax for UHY Hacker Young since May 2017. He was previously a partner at MacIntyre Hudson, where he worked for 14 years. Andrew has over 30 years of experience advising clients on a wide range of tax issues – including all areas of corporate tax, employee remuneration and share plans, personal taxes and professional partnerships. Over the course of his career, Andrew has acted for a number of SMEs and owner-managed businesses – principally in the property, technology and manufacturing sectors. He has a deep understanding of how a business works, having advised many on the tax aspects of acquisitions, disposals and restructurings, which he will continue to do in his new role.

Squire Patton Boggs

Grainne Morrissey is joining law firm Squire Patton Boggs as a senior associate in the global communications law practice in London. She joins from Ofcom where she was legal adviser for the last seven years. While at Ofcom, Grainne advised on a wide range of issues covering a number of industry areas, including television, broadband, narrowband market review, spectrum, satellite and postal services. She is qualified in England & Wales as well as Scotland. Grainne joins partner Francesco Liberatore in London, who moved to the firm last year from Jones Day and also specialises in regulatory communications and competition law.

WH Ireland

WH Ireland Group – the corporate and institutional broking and wealth management firm – has announced the appointment of Mike Ingram as chief market strategist. He joins after an illustrious 20-year ‘City’ career, most recently with BGC Partners, where he was responsible for the generation of thought-leading investment articles to investors and the financial media.having advised many on the tax aspects of acquisitions, disposals and restructurings, which he will continue to do in his new role. Mike Ingram was at BGC Partners for five years following spells at Royal Bank of Scotland, KBC, Alpha Development, ABN AMRO, Santander Bank and HSBC/James Capel. He has an impressive history of providing timely and relevant ideas, strategic thinking and directional insight on a holistic capital markets basis.

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