EY appoints Chris Marjoram to bolster Midlands tax team

Chris Marjoram

EY has further bolstered its tax team in the Midlands with the appointment of Chris Marjoram as associate partner.

Chris joins EY’s Transaction Tax team and will be focused on developing the firm’s mid-market offering across the Midlands; advising private equity funds, privately owned businesses and listed companies on the tax implications of their transactions.

Chris has returned to the Midlands after living in Asia, where he was a Partner in another Big Four firm advising multinationals on their investments in China, Vietnam and the South East Asia region. Chris grew up in the Midlands and started his career here more than 20 years ago.

Chris joins EY’s 900+ strong regional practice covering both the East and West Midlands. He also joins the firm’s growing leadership team, with four equity partners, two associate partners and five directors appointed in the Midlands over the last 12 months.

Commenting on his appointment, Chris says: “I am delighted to be back in the Midlands at this exciting time when the region is poised to take advantage of the many opportunities presented by major projects such as HS2 and the Commonwealth Games. EY’s focus on exceptional client service and its market leading Transaction Tax team made it the natural fit for me and I am looking forward to being part of the team and supporting its fast-paced expansion.”

Linda Marston-Weston, Head of tax at EY in the Midlands: “This is an exciting period of growth for our local tax practice and Chris’ appointment will enable us to further strengthen our offering to clients in the regional mid-market. We continue to recruit at all levels and across all specialisms to support the ongoing expansion of our thriving Midlands tax team.”