We have welcomed 40 new recruits during the pandemic

We have welcomed 40 new recruits during the pandemic, from graduates and apprentices to executives and managers. We have appointed staff in a range of roles across our key services including accounts, tax, corporate finance and wealth management.

Lesley Stabler is the latest member of the senior team and has joined us as an Associate from Azets. Lesley will be supporting clients and revenue growth particularly in Teesside, with a focus on nurturing the company’s reputation for talent retention by mentoring new staff in the Stockton office.

Having worked in the North East throughout her career, Lesley has gained her experience working with a wide range of clients, including those in agriculture and pharmaceutical sectors. Her role at MHA Tait Walker focuses on building the firm’s portfolio across the region, overseeing the Stockton office to make sure all new staff are reaching their full potential.

Lesley said:

“I joined MHA Tait Walker as their guiding principles are in line with my own. I always strive to offer the best service and cherish my relationships with clients and colleagues alike.”

The expansion of our Stockton office is also a key focus us, solidifying our investment in the area’s future. Lesley said:

“The Stockton office has some really exciting times ahead and I am looking forward to being a part of the expansion. The new appointments are also important to that growth, as a dynamic and ambitious team and investment into their training and development will maintain that level of expertise for years to come.”

Andrew Moorby, our Managing Partner, said:

“The growth of the Stockton office is integral to the firm’s plans for expansion and will support the already evolving business community in the region. The area has a bright future, and we are focused on supporting the region’s business owners and the community with an increased locally based, highly skilled team.”

Lesley joins Mike Williams, who was recently appointed as Corporate Finance Manager within the Stockton office.

Our Corporate Finance team celebrated a record year in 2020, completing over £100m in deals for North East businesses. Now the team is nominated for multiple awards at the Insider North East Dealmakers Awards 2021.