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.
James Burt, Gemma Wall, Elizabeth Darbinean, Laura Hilton, Anissa Flint, Chris Deare, Lucy Chadwick, James Grantham, Laura Clark, Andy Stewart, Helen Perry, Melanie Naidoo, Adam Thompson, Deborah King, Angie King, Amy Phillips, Gill Hamilton-Orr, Harriet Stewart, Kim Strachan
Admin & Support Team:
Accounts & Trainees:
Vijay Giga , Sam Richards, Sheena Vaughn, Sammie Lai-Morrice, Harry Sutton, Sharon Lam, Angharad Evans, Laura Maley, Ellie Blackmore, Mike Bates, Mia Qaiser, Joel Goacher, Josh Etherington, Amy Michnowicz, Jack Griffin, Danielle Barnhurst, Angelika Simpson, Ethan Whalley, Benz Walshe, Martha Warnes, Joseph Hill, Emma Habba, Cassie Jameson, Luke Wells
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.
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
Adam Thompson BA (Hons) ATT CTA DipPFS – Corporate Tax Manager
Sailing, Golf, Motor sports, and socialising with friends and family
Deborah King ATT – Personal Tax Manager
Family, Friends, Ice-skating, Music, Pilates, Zumba, and Smiles
Angie King – Payroll Manager
Walking, reading, cinema, socialising, family, cooking, holidays.
Amy Phillips FCCA – Finance Manager
Making cake, eating cake and going to the gym to work off the cake!
Gill Hamilton-Orr – HR Manager
Good food, supporting the growth of the English Wine Industry and fresh air and exercise to balance that out.
Harriet Stewart FCCA – Systems Improvement Manager
Music, concerts, running, holidays, reading
Kim Strachan – Office Manager
Reading, Family, Friends, Socialising, Travelling, Jack Daniels
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.
Sarah Morris – Senior Payroll Assistant
Espresso Martinis, Saturday brunch, Winter sea swimming with friends, Running (BM10k every year at Brighton Marathon weekend), Cycling
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!
Martha Warnes-Trainee Accountant
Cooking, baking, and country walks with my 2 year old daughter, Joy and my fiancé Gary.
Joseph Hill-Trainee Accountant
Rugby, boxing and socialising with friends.
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
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