A director at Bondholder Smith Cooper has been promoted to partner.
James Delve joined the firm in 2009 and has since led the firm's audit team in Derby and has also worked closely with its business advisory team.
The promotion comes as Smith Cooper celebrates its 30th year in business and reaching the £11m mark in turnover for its last financial year.
David Nelson, Partner at Smith Cooper, said: "James' appointment is representative of the ongoing success and development of the firm and we are delighted to welcome him to the partnership. The recognition and promotion of our top talent is a high priority for our firm."