25 Jun 2024

BKL strengthens global reach by joining DFK UK & Ireland


BKL has become the newest member of DFK UKI, a national group within the DFK International global alliance, following their merger with existing member Wilson Wright. BKL is a leading Top 50 firm of accountants, tax and advisory specialists.

DFK International is a global alliance of accounting firms across 465 member offices and 90 countries. DFK’s network and global reach strengthens BKL’s ability to support expanding clients with international ambitions and operations. DFK members share an extensive and diverse base of international expertise across multiple jurisdictions.

Having recently joined forces with Wilson Wright, an existing member of DFK International, BKL continues its exciting growth trajectory. BKL now has a team of over 400 experts with a forecast turnover for the current financial year of £55m. With an emphasis on quality and personal connections, BKL’s values align strongly with the membership organisation.


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Enhanced support for international clients

“Our clients increasingly require support for overseas growth,” says Lee Brook, CEO at BKL. “DFK International’s shared values of personalised service, high-quality advice, and strong client relationships make them the ideal partner.”

The alliance follows the successful merger of BKL and Wilson Wright, a long-standing DFK member firm. “Wilson Wright has already demonstrated the benefits of DFK’s global reach and dedication to excellence,” says Brook. “Together, BKL and Wilson Wright are excited to build further connections and provide a broader range of services to our international clients.”

A warm welcome to a growing association

Bill Wright, Executive Director at DFK International, welcomed BKL’s membership. “BKL’s reputation for client service, strong relationships, and commitment to sustainability makes them a perfect fit for DFK,” says Wright. “As a Top 50 firm and Certified B Corporation, BKL will bring valuable expertise that will continue to bring value to our growing association.”

Mark Ashfield, Chair of DFK UKI, echoes Wright: “We’re absolutely delighted to have BKL join the DFK UKI alliance. Their impressive growth and experience make an excellent addition to the association. We’re excited to collaborate together.”

About BKL

BKL is a Top 50 firm of accountancy, tax and advisory specialists based in North London and the city of London.

BKL specialises in helping owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs, high net worth individuals and families. Their clients benefit from deep expertise in key sectors, including property and construction, financial services, not-for-profit and music, media, sport & entertainment. BKL offers a comprehensive range of services, including tax consultancy, audit, accounting, corporate finance, outsourcing, and specialist services including commercial finance, IT, and sustainability.

BKL is committed to growing in a sustainable way. As a certified B Corporation (B Corp), they are verified as a business that acts with consideration for people, planet, and purpose, not just profit.

BKL’s charitable foundation, The BKL Foundation, allocates a percentage of BKL’s annual profits to good causes locally, nationally, and internationally.

Recent Accolades

  • Best Business Tax Practice at the Taxation Awards 2024
  • Best Employer in Tax at the Taxation Awards 2023
  • Tax Team of the Year at the Accounting Excellence Awards 2023

About DFK International

DFK International (DFK) is a global alliance of over 200 accounting firms, working closely together across 465 offices in 90 countries. It was founded in 1962.

DFK is among the most trusted and tightly woven organisations for accounting firms worldwide. Members share an extensive and diverse base of international expertise, equipping them to deliver client-focused solutions across multiple jurisdictions.

An embedded culture of cohesion and trust also serves as the foundation for their managing partners’ exclusive executive forums, professional special interest groups, and industry-leading development programmes for our firms’ emerging leaders.

DFK UK & Ireland, which has a membership agreement with DFK International, has 17 member firms across more than 30 offices.


For more information, please contact:

Simon Bussell    

Chief Commercial Officer

+44 (0)20 8922 9278

[email protected]