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UHY promotes two ‘rising stars’ to partner roles

UHY Hacker Young has promoted two “rising stars”, James Astley and Jessica Moorghen, within its London firm to partners.

Astley joined the accountancy firm in 2011 and has become one of the financial services group’s most senior members, focusing on audits and advising listed and private companies 

He has also acted for companies listing on both AIM and the main market of the London Stock Exchange.

Moorgen joined UHY Hacker Young in 2013, with her focus being on audit and financial reporting, and she shares responsibility for auditing a number of the firm’s largest clients.

Before joining the firm’s London office, Moorgen worked at a mid-sized firm in the City and worked closely with owner-managed businesses through to listed companies in sectors including property, logistics, natural resources and hospitality.

Subarna Banerjee, managing partner of UHY Hacker Young’s London branch, said: “James and Jessica have both accelerated through the ranks at the firm very quickly. We are big believers in supporting the growth and progression of team members who excel.

“James and Jessica have the proven experience and knowledge to deliver for our clients and help continue the growth of the firm. Both of them are experts in their areas of practice and are key members of the next generation of talent at UHY Hacker Young.”

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