New audit partner at Francis Clark

Andrew Richards (l) and Duncan Leslie
Duncan Leslie (l) and Andrew Richards

On the back of strong growth in its corporate business practice, chartered accountant, Francis Clark, has appointed a new audit partner.

Duncan Leslie has joined from the Reading office of ‘big four’ firm, Deloitte, where he led the private companies and entrepreneurs (‘PCE’) services.

His role at Francis Clark will be based across the firm’s Plymouth and Truro offices and will focus on delivery of audit services to larger organisations including public, private and not for profit sectors in Devon and Cornwall.

Francis Clark head of corporate, Andrew Richards, said: “We are delighted to have secured the services of someone of the calibre of Duncan. He has a proven track record in acting for some very significant businesses and will add further strength in depth to our award-winning corporate practice.”