Alison Kerrey and Guy Taylor partner at Moore Kingston Smith

19 June 2024 2 min. read
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Moore Kingston Smith has appointed two new partners: Alison Kerrey and Guy Taylor.

The arrival of the two new partners comes hot on the heels of the five partners promotions made in May, with the firm’s partnership team now over 75-strong.

Founded in 1923, Moore Kingston Smith has over 700 people providing audit, tax, deals, and advisory services to clients from six offices in and around London.

Alison Kerrey and Guy Taylor - Moore Kingston Smith

Alison Kerrey is a partner leading the tax technical team. She has experience engaging with HMRC and HM Treasury on new and developing tax policy areas, including the government’s Making Tax Digital plan, which will have significant implications for businesses and individuals. 

Commenting on her promotion, Kerrey said: “The tax technical team plays an integral role in developing, empowering and supporting others while championing a knowledge-sharing culture. Moore Kingston Smith’s emphasis on helping their people to grow and realise their potential, as well as providing excellent customer service, really resonates with me.”

Guy Taylor is a corporate finance partner, specialising in debt advisory services, focusing on private equity and corporate clients. He has experience in raising various types of debt, including real estate, working capital, asset-based and leveraged debt across multiple industries. 

A Chartered Accountant, Taylor began his finance career in transaction services and M&A, before transitioning into the debt and leveraged lending space over 15 years ago.

“Surrounded by quality people, a vibrant culture and with so much room to grow, as a business and as an individual, there’s plenty of opportunity at Moore Kingston Smith. I’m keen to bring my debt advisory expertise to the award-winning corporate finance team, and collaborate with the wider firm and Moore Global network to help our clients reach their goals,” Taylor said on his career milestone.

Matt Meadows, Managing Partner of Moore Kingston Smith stated: “Specialists like Alison and Guy share our focus on understanding our clients’ needs. Their calibre of expertise keeps us ahead of the pace of change and well-placed to help our clients, both individuals and businesses, succeed in their endeavours. It’s a pleasure to welcome them to the team.”