Specialist personal tax partner, Adam West, has joined Knights, bolstering its private client team in Manchester.

Adam brings a wealth of experience advising high profile and high net worth clients on their tax affairs  and project manages a diverse range of complex issues for personal clients including entrepreneurs, shareholders, family businesses, UK and non-UK domiciled individuals, their families and trusts.

Adam has particular expertise helping entrepreneurial clients through transactional change and wealth events, and complex, multi-jurisdictional clients with advice on the ever-evolving international elements of UK tax.

Adam has previously led private client tax teams in the North West of England and brings experience of big four accountancy firms and multi-regulated advisory businesses to the growing team at Knights.

Adam has won several awards, including the 2021 Citywealth Future Leaders Partner of the Year and recognition in eprivateclient’s Top 35 Under 35 on four occasions.

Adam West, Partner at Knights said:

“I’m really excited to join Knights to further strengthen their private wealth team. It’s a great time to join the business as the team is growing and Knights has a clear vision for how the team can provide a unique offer for clients.

“My first few days have been a great insight into that vision, and I’m looking forward to helping to make it happen.”

Adam’s arrival at Knights follows the appointment of Nick Rucker to lead the private wealth team.

Nick Rucker, Client Services Director at Knights, said:

 Adam joins a growing private client team at a really exciting time for Knights. We’re building an advisory, private wealth business with unmatched skills across key markets outside of London, and Adam’s expertise, and contacts across the North West, will bring even more strength to our team.

“We’re really pleased he’s joining and can’t wait for him to get started.”

Knights is one of the fastest-growing legal and professional services businesses in the UK – ranked within the top 50 UK law firms by revenue, with specialists in all key areas of corporate and commercial law.

The appointment of Adam West supports Knights’ focus on key markets outside London.