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PEM announces multiple partner appointments

April Partners

We're delighted to announce four partner appointments across key departments bringing the total number of partners at the firm to 14.

James Burrett who began his career with PEM in 2005, has been appointed to partner in the Audit & Accounts team. James specialises in compliance and advisory services and has over eleven years’ experience advising a wide range of clients including owner managed businesses, professional firms and not-for profit organisations, including Cambridge Colleges. 

Daren Peacock joined PEM in 2014 and specialises in private client tax advice with particular emphasis on inheritance tax mitigation, property taxation, non-domiciles, farming and family trusts. His clients include entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals, landlords and offshore trusts.

Kate Merry has been promoted to partner of the Recovery and Insolvency team. Kate has more than 20 years insolvency experience and has worked on many cases including solvent and insolvent liquidations, voluntary arrangements, administrations and bankruptcies.

Matthew Eady, who joined PEM in 2006, has been promoted to partner in the Employment Tax team. Matthew advises on all areas of employment tax with particular specialism in employee share incentives. Commencing his career in the “Big 5”, he has over 18 years’ experience working with clients to design and implement employee share incentive strategies to attract, retain and motivate employees. His clients are varied and include start-ups and university spin-outs through to established manufacturing companies.

Warren Tilbury, Managing Partner at PEM commented: “I’m delighted to announce these appointments – they reflect our growth aspirations and demonstrate our ability to invest, nurture and develop outstanding individuals across a range of service lines. Each new partner brings considerable experience to our existing teams and their appointments reflect the hard work and dedication shown by them all.” 

For more information please contact Ashleigh Booth, Marketing Executive at PEM, on 01223 728 289 or at