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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

Keith Hall FCA, BFP – Partner

Cycling, cars, music, accounts, family, Brighton, art

Andy Dunham FCCA – Partner

Football, karate, 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 Champion FCCA – Audit Associate

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

James Phillips FCCA – Associate

Father of two girls, Music, Squash, West Ham, Brewdog and Whisky!

James Burt FCCA – Manager to Victoria Mason

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

Harriet Stewart FCCA – Manager to Andy Dunham

Music, concerts, running, holidays, reading

Gemma Wall FCCA – Manager to Barry Carden

Skiing, Marathon training, Holidays, Exercise and Wine

Elizabeth Darbinean ACCA – Manager to James Phillips

Zumba, Dog walking, Socialising, Reading, Baking, Family, Shopping

Laura Hilton – Manager to Carol Rigby

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


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

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

James Grantham ACCA – Manager to Keith Hall

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

Laura Clark FCCA – Manager to Keith Hall

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

Andy Stewart ACCA – Audit Manager

Cycling, live sports, music and comedy events and going on holiday with my family.

Helen Perry FCCA-Audit Manager

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

Melanie Naidoo CA(SA) Audit Manager

Health & Wellness, Travel, True crime thrillers & Movies

Amy Phillips FCCA – Finance Manager

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

Kim Strachan – Office Manager

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

Deborah King ATT – Personal Tax Manager

Family, Friends, Ice-skating, Music, Pilates, Zumba, and Smiles

Adam Thompson BA (Hons) ATT CTA DipPFS – Corporate Tax Manager

Sailing, Golf, Motor sports, and socialising with friends and family

Angie King – Payroll Manager

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

Gill Hamilton-Orr – HR Manager

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

Hannah Lavender ACCA – Assistant Manager to Andy Dunham

Going to the gym, Lego, Walking, Photography, shopping

Ash Bowler ACCA – Assistant Manager

Football, Golf, Cooking and going to the cinema

Katharine Allen ACCA – Assistant Manager

Cooking, socialising, family & friends, animals.

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

Spending time with my family, computer programming and movies.

Shannon Crook -Assistant Manager -Bookkeeping

Travelling, films, music, and Mexican food

Steve Reid – Tax Senior

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

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.

Sheena Vaughn ACCA-Senior Auditor

Basketball, football and painting.

Sonia Joy MAAT – Senior Finance Assistant

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


Torz Smith – Payroll Assistant

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


Zoë Payne, BA (Hons) – Payroll Assistant

Video games, anime, drawing, card games, writing


Ingrid Dzurkova – Finance Assistant

Reading, Running, Cooking & Swimming

Christina Elian – Receptionist

Working out, Personal Development, Eating delicious food, Spending time with people I love, Movies and Traveling

Steph Boelema – Secretary

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

Zoe Warren – Secretary

Spending quality time with my family, holidays, socialising with friends, reading and going to concerts.

Tahilyn Carden – Practice Administrator

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

Laura Comben – Marketing and Events Coordinator

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

Sammie Lai-Morrice – Trainee Accountant

Walking my dog Milo at the beach, Paris, music, restaurants, cocktails…

Harry Sutton – Trainee Accountant

Cricket, Holidays with friends, Crime documentaries and Brighton

Sharon Lam – Trainee Accountant

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

Angharad Evans – Trainee Accountant

Cooking, walking, music, socialising, family and friends

Laura Maley – Trainee Accountant

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

Ellie Blackmore – Trainee Accountant

Socialising, Shopping, Holidays, Walking my dog

Mike Bates – Trainee Accountant

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

Mia Qaiser – Trainee Accountant

Long walks, films, dogs, wine

Joel Goacher – Trainee Accountant

Cars, Music, Comedy Shows, Gaming & Computers

Josh Etherington – Trainee Accountant

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

Amy Michnowicz – Trainee Accountant

Rowing, Running, Shopping and Walking my dog.

Danielle Barnhurst – Trainee Accountant

Socialising, Going to the Gym & Travelling


Angelika Simpson – Trainee Accountant

Jogging & Yoga

Ethan Whalley – Trainee Accountant

Football or sport and video games.

Benz Walshe – Trainee Accountant

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

Cassie Jameson – Trainee Bookkeeper

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

Luke Wells- Trainee Bookkeeper

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

Sara Hall – Projects Co-ordinator

Family, friends, holidays, badminton & pilates

Annabel Porter FCA – Senior Accountant

Music, festivals, tough mudders, skiing, dress making, holidays, Prosecco

Emma Habba – Trainee Bookkeeper

Baking, Running, Outdoor fun with my kids and dreaming of a Grand Designs Project


Jack Griffin – Trainee Accountant

Socialising, Football, Netflix and Music

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Meet The Team


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