As part of the global rebranding of accounting network Moore Stephens, Kingston Smith is to rebrand as Moore Kingston Smith, adopting the network name for the first time
The new name reflects the firm’s membership of the Moore Stephens International network, which has rebranded as Moore, dropping the Stephens name.
Kingston Smith joined the global advisory and accounting network in May 2019 to strengthen its international business reach and provide development and growth opportunities for its partners and staff.
Maureen Penfold (pictured), managing partner of Moore Kingston Smith, said: ‘Helping our clients thrive has always been central to Kingston Smith’s identity and purpose. Being internationally recognised as the London firm of the Moore Global network will position us to provide even greater support to our clients in reaching their global aspirations.’
‘Our heritage and independence is important to us as a partnership, as it is to our clients and our people. Our commitment to our core values, which place clients at the centre of everything we do, is shared by the Moore network.
‘The natural alignment between our brands has made adding the Moore name to Kingston Smith a natural next step in our journey – one which will further strengthen our international presence and reach.’
With 62 partners and 550 staff, Kingston Smith is ranked 20th in the Accountancy Daily Top 75 Firms survey and posted fee income of £51.7m last year.