Mercer & Hole strengthens Corporate and Business Tax team with senior partner hire


Top 40 accountancy firm Mercer & Hole has today announced the appointment of a new partner to lead its successful and growing Corporate and Business Tax team. 

Mark Pashley joined Mercer & Hole on 1 June from Grant Thornton where he was a tax director, having previously held roles at PwC and BDO.

Mark brings to the firm a deep understanding and practical application of the UK tax landscape, with an extensive knowledge of tax as it affects fast-growing and successful owner-managed businesses. He has real expertise in advising businesses on employee incentive schemes, profit extraction options, R&D tax credits, advice on capital allowances, business sales, and on commercial property portfolios. 

Commenting on his appointment, Mark said: “Mercer & Hole has a first-class reputation in London and the home counties for acting for ambitious and entrepreneurial companies and individuals. I am thrilled to be joining the firm when the demand for practical advice matched with technical knowledge has never been greater.” 

Mercer & Hole Managing Partner, Paul Maberly said: “I am delighted to welcome Mark to the firm. His personable approach and desire to thoroughly understand the personal and corporate objectives of his clients is a great fit with the culture we have here at Mercer & Hole. His appointment provides us with exciting opportunities to further enhance the quality of the service we offer. Specifically, Mark’s expertise in R&D tax credits claims will be of considerable potential benefit to our many entrepreneurial and tech clients.” 

This latest appointment takes Mercer & Hole to a 26-partner firm working across four locations - London, St Albans, Rickmansworth and Milton Keynes.