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Ferrier Hodgson nabs former Deloitte partner

Ferrier Hodgson has continued to expand its national footprint, announcing the appointment of three new partners, including a former partner at Deloitte.

News Mitchell Turner 25 November 2015
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Dermott McVeigh, Wayne Rushton and Andrew Smith will join the partnership of Ferrier Hodgson Perth, effective 1 January 2016.


Mr McVeigh was previously a partner at Deloitte between 2007 and 2012 and is currently managing director of boutique financial advisory firm Avior Consulting. He brings to the role a wealth of experience within the resources sector, having also served as chairman of Indochine Mining Limited.

New partners Mr Rushton and Mr Smith currently serve as directors of Ferrier Hodgson, adding further experience within the energy and resources space themselves.

Martin Jones, Perth managing partner, hailed the appointments and experience of the three incoming partners.

“We are delighted to announce that Ferrier Hodgson has invited Dermott McVeigh, Wayne Rushton and Andrew Smith to join the partnership,” Mr Jones said.

“The appointments are an important step for the practice transition to meet the opportunities and challenges of the future.”

Steve Sherman, managing partner of Ferrier Hodgson, added that the appointment marks a new era for the Perth practice.

“2016 is an exciting year for Ferrier Hodgson, not only because it marks the start of a new era for our Perth practice, but also as we prepare to celebrate our 40-year anniversary,” he said.

“Having led the way from the start, we continue to strive to set new benchmarks for the industry and by investing in our people we believe that the firm will continue to deliver a premium client service for many years to come.”

Ferrier Hodgson nabs former Deloitte partner
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