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Meet The Team

Our team now consists of over 60 staff with a wide range of skills and experience. We provide a friendly, jargon-free service which encourages our clients to stay with us and recommend us to others.

Barry C Carden FCCA – Partner

Family, rugby, cricket, football, design, aged rum, fine wine, cycling

Victoria Mason FCCA – Partner

Accountant, Mum, Taekwondo, Happy, Lucky & Lives Life To Max

Andy Dunham FCCA – Partner

Football, martial arts, family and a curry with friends

Carol Rigby FCA – Partner

Skiing, running, having fun with my little son

John Sowton – Associate

Golf, football, cricket and almost any sport that involves socialising with friends and colleagues

Hannah Doherty FCCA – Audit Partner

Family, comedy shows, gym, adventurous hobbies and decorating cakes

James Phillips FCCA – Partner

Father of two girls, music, West Ham, Craft beer, city breaks and good long country walks

Gemma Wall FCCA – Associate

Skiing, Marathon training, Holidays, Exercise and Prosecco

James Burt FCCA – Associate

Gym, Football, Frequent festival goer, socialising over a few pints.


Anissa Flint ACCA – Manager to Andy Dunham

I enjoy playing netball, bounce fitness classes, catching up with family and friends over food and beach holidays

James Grantham FCCA – Manager to James Phillips

Video games, comic books, American football, basketball, cricket and whisky!

Laura Clark FCCA – Manager to Victoria Mason

Socialising with friends & family,reading,baking,theatre trips, walking my dog.

Elizabeth Darbinean FCCA – Manager to Barry Carden

Spending time with my two young children and family, eating cake, drinking gin and more recently running

Angie King – Payroll Manager

Walking, reading, cinema, socialising, family, cooking, holidays.

Laura Hilton – Manager to Carol Rigby

Family is really important to me,love music, reading and going to the theatre

Chris Deare ACCA – Manager to Victoria Mason

Football, Golf, Running, Family, Friends, Holidays

Lucy Chadwick ACCA – Manager to Victoria Mason

Family, Socialising, Cooking & Baking, Running & Swimming

Helen Perry FCCA – Audit Manager

Cycling, bounce fitness classes, cross-stitch, prosecco.

Katharine Bristow LLB, ACCA – Manager to Andy Dunham

Spending time with family, walking my dog and socialising with friends

Ash Bowler ACCA – Manager to James Phillips

Football, golf, travelling and socialising with friends

Oliver Ridley, BSc (Hons) – Manager to James Phillips

Spending time with my family, computer programming and movies.

Shannon Crook MAAT- Bookkeeping Manager

Travel & Hiking, video games, films, board games – enjoying all that with my family

Kim Strachan – Office Manager

Reading, Family, Friends, Socialising, Travelling, Jack Daniels

Harriet Stewart FCCA – Systems Improvement Manager

Mum of two, life full of fun and laughter, boxing and yoga, and plenty of prosecco!

Gill Hamilton-Orr Assoc. CIPD – HR Manager

Good food, supporting the growth of the English Wine Industry and fresh air and exercise to balance that out.

Amy Phillips FCCA – Finance Manager

Making cake, eating cake and going to the gym to work off the cake!

Harry Sutton ACCA – Assistant Manager

Cricket, Holidays with friends, Crime documentaries and Brighton

Steve Reid – Assistant Manager

Travelling, festivals and gigs, cats, family, friends, entertaining

Laura Maley ACCA – Assistant Manager

Socialising with friends and family, going to the theatre, shopping, gym, reading

Sammie Lai-Morrice ACCA – Assistant Manager

Family, music, rum cocktails and the beach!

Vijay Giga – VAT Senior Accountant

All sports, family, socialising, BBQ’s/Beer/Whiskey

Sam Richards ACA – Senior Auditor

Tennis, walking, foreign languages, neurodiversity, singing, reading (mainly sci-fi/fantasy), movies, board games, computer games.

Sarah Morris – Senior Payroll Assistant

Espresso Martinis, Saturday brunch, Winter sea swimming with friends, Running (BM10k every year at Brighton Marathon weekend), Cycling

Angharad Evans ACCA – Senior Accountant

Cooking, walking, music and socialising with family and friends

Sharon Lam – Senior Accountant

Dogs, baking, learning new things, brunch with the family.

Amy Michnowicz – Senior Accountant

Rowing, Running, Shopping and Walking my dog.

Sonia Joy MAAT – Senior Finance Assistant

Music, Dancing, Family, Friends, Reading, Cooking, Sunshine.

Christine Bennett – Senior Administrator

Golf, Gin

Benz Walshe – Senior Auditor

Comedy, sports cars & owning them, computers, building computers, video games, vodka and dogs!

Mike Bates – Management Accountant

Swimming, Football, Socialising, Skiing and Binging a good TV series

Ellie Blackmore – Trainee Accountant

Socialising, Shopping, Holidays, Walking my dog

Josh Etherington – Trainee Accountant

Football,keeping fit,Music,socialising,Family & Friends

Joseph Hill – Trainee Accountant

Rugby, boxing and socialising with friends.


Angelika Simpson – Trainee Accountant

Jogging & Yoga

Mia Qaiser – Trainee Accountant

Long walks, films, dogs, wine

Ethan Whalley – Trainee Accountant

Football or sport and video games.

Luke Wells- Trainee Accountant

Guitar, Gym, Cycling, Gaming, Computers, Beer and Socialising

Jack Stanley -Trainee Accountant

Exercise, football and reading.

Natalie Stubbs-Trainee Accountant

Eating, marathoning films, binge watching TV shows and conspiracy theories.

Daniella Kwong-Trainee Accountant

Concerts, festivals, sunsets, cats and dogs.

Wajahat Nisar-Trainee Accountant

Playing sports and reading.

Nicky Tolton – Accounts Assistant

Family holidays, Horse riding, mountain biking, interior design, Spain, Allotment

Wendy Noel -Accounts Assistant

I enjoy walking, keeping fit, my garden, Socialising with friends and family and last but not least holidays.


Torz Smith – Payroll Assistant

My three children, holidays, keeping fit, walks with my family, friends, holidays.

Cassie Jameson – Bookkeeper

Spending time with my family, getting out in nature, watching films and trying to be more sustainable.

Glen Carroll- Trainee Bookkeeper

Brass Bands, Music, Formula 1, NBA (Philadelphia 76ers), Rock climbing and hiking.

Harry Tracey – Payroll Assistant

Vinyl/Record Collecting, Music Gigs, Visiting Cornwall

Tahilyn Carden – Practice Administrator

Family, Running, Salsa Dancing, Holidays, Prosecco & Shopping.

Steph Boelema – Secretary

Baking/decorating cakes, reading, pilates, Sci-fi


Ingrid Dzurkova – Finance Assistant

Reading, Running, Cooking & Swimming

Laura Comben – Marketing and Events Coordinator

Politics, drawing, painting, my children and spending time with family.

Cristina Diaz – Receptionist

Reading, arts & crafts, watching murder documentaries and going out for meals with friends and family

Ella Rose – System Administrator

Painting, cooking new recipes and bouldering

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Meet The Team