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BakerPlatt appoint Group Practice Director

February 2008

BakerPlatt has appointed chartered accountant Jim Scott to the new post of Group Practice Director.



BakerPlatt has appointed chartered accountant Jim Scott to the new post of Group Practice Director.

Mr Scott was formerly Director of Finance at Ogier and for several years a member of the firm’s executive board during a period of significant growth, development and change.

In his new role at BakerPlatt, he will be responsible for all operational and administrative activities across the group, which includes the Jersey law firm, Forward Training and KYC360.

Originally from Scotland, Mr Scott attended the University of Glasgow before completing his accountancy training with a local firm in his hometown of Ayr. After qualifying, he gained further experience with Thomson McLintock (now part of KPMG) in Glasgow before, in 1979, he moved to Jersey to take up a post as Audit Senior with Reads & Co.

After 17 years at Reads, latterly as Director of Audit, he joined the newly-merged Ogier & Le Masurier, initially as Financial Controller and shortly afterwards being appointed to their executive board as Director of Finance.

Stephen Platt, Group Managing Partner of BakerPlatt, said:

“Jim has a well-deserved reputation as a great team builder and we will be looking to draw on his knowledge and expertise in the management of professional services firms to help us build on our success to date.”

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