Team

Laurel Giles

Business Services Assistant Manager

Having qualified under ACCA in July 2016, Laurel joined the practice in 2017 as an Assistant Manager, responsible for assisting the managers with their portfolio of clients in the Business Services team. Laurel is originally from Surrey, but now lives in Woodingdean. She is a member of a local Morris team and enjoys spending many summer evenings and weekends dancing..

Sam Baldwin

Business Services Assistant Manager

Sam joined the practice in August 2019 as a Senior Accountant in the Business Services team. He qualified under ACCA in April 2019 and has several years’ experience in practice. Sam lives in Willingdon and enjoys playing golf and anything to do with Arsenal Football Club.

Patrick Hoare

Corporate Services Assistant Manager

Patrick joined the practice in June 2020 as an Assistant Manager in the Corporate Services team. He qualified under ACCA in 2011 and has been working in practice since 2006. Patrick enjoys cycling and is a season ticket holder at Brighton and Hove Albion.

Nicky Kavanagh

Management Accountant & Credit Controller

Nicky is a qualified by experience Management Accountant and Bookkeeper providing bookkeeping services to various clients in and around Brighton. Nicky originates from Zimbabwe and spent 26 years in South Africa with her husband and two sons but has been in the UK for 15 years. Nicky enjoys cooking, playing tennis and all sports on TV.

Michelle Baldwin

Personal Tax Advisor

Michelle joined the firm in April 2018 as Tax Senior and looks after the personal, compliance and advisory tax affairs of the firm’s private clients.  She is a qualified member of the ATT.  Michelle and her husband are dedicated members of Seaford Bonfire Society, where Michelle has held the role of Captain of Pyrotechnics for several years.

Gemma Stephens

Business Services Accountant

Gemma joined the practice in 2014 after completing her Accounting and Finance degree at the University of Brighton, gaining a 2:1 honours degree. In April 2018 Gemma qualified under ACCA and is a member of the Business Services team. Gemma now lives in Brighton and is a keen football fan, supporting Crystal Palace. In her spare time, Gemma enjoys cooking, socialising with friends and travelling as much as possible.

David Wallace

Corporate Services Accountant

David joined the firm in 1997! David works in the accounts department and has responsibility for the firm’s corporation tax compliance service. He is a member at a local church and enjoys singing, playing the guitar and piano and walking in the countryside.

Hayley Nash

Xero & VAT Advisor

Hayley joined the firm in September 2013 as a trainee accounts apprentice. Hayley is now AAT qualified and currently studying towards her ACCA qualification. Hayley lives in Portslade and enjoys watching & playing football and socialising with her family and friends.

Victoria Peacock

Business Services Accountant

Victoria joined the firm in September 2016 and is AAT qualified. Victoria is part of the Business Services team. Victoria currently lives in Hove although originally from Luton and is a big supporter of Luton Town Football Club. She also enjoys baking, playing tennis and watching movies.

Joanna Inderbitzin-Stone

Trainee Accountant

Joanna joined the firm in 2018 as a trainee accountant. Joanna has a degree in Accounting and Finance from Durham University and is currently studying towards ACA. Joanna loves to travel, meet new people and socialise with friends. On weekends you’ll find her either grooming and playing at the local polo club or trying new places for food and drinks.

Stanley Fowler

Trainee Accountant

Stanley joined the firm in September 2017 as a trainee accounts apprentice after finishing college at BHASVIC. Stan is currently completing his ACA Certificate exams. Stan lives in Seaford and likes to spend his time going to the gym and playing football. He is also a season ticket holder at The Amex and is confident he will one day see Brighton and Hove Albion lift the Premier League!

Nathan Cheyne

Trainee Accountant

Nathan joined the firm in September 2020 as a Trainee Accountant in the Business Services Team. Nathan is AAT qualified and is currently working his way towards his ACA qualification. Nathan lives near Hailsham and enjoys socialising with friends and playing games.

Edward Feist

Trainee Accountant

Ed joined the firm in September 2019 having recently graduated from Cardiff University with a History Degree. He is currently working towards his Chartered Accountancy ACA qualification. Ed enjoys playing rugby, cricket and going snowboarding in the winter, and socialising with friends at pubs and bars.

Lucy Robinson

Trainee Accountant

Lucy joined the firm in July 2020 as a Trainee Accountant after recently graduating from Cass Business School with a degree in Accounting and Finance. She will be studying towards her ACA Chartered Accountant qualification.

Lucy enjoys going to the gym, cooking and travelling to try new cuisines.

Debbie Marriott

Xero & VAT Advisor

Debbie has re-joined the firm as our Xero C0-ordinator after previously working with the firm for over 17 years. Debbie has always lived in Hove and enjoys keeping fit at the gym as well as walking her dog Ralph. Debbie enjoys hot holidays abroad as well as caravanning in the UK.

Sue Offord

Admin Assistant

Sue joined the firm in September 2016 as Marketing Assistant. Her first job upon leaving school was in accounts for a local family run decorating business. Since then, Sue has taken a varied career path including working in publishing, graphic design, vintage clothing, doctors’ practices and, more recently, admissions in an independent prep school. Sue lives in Eastbourne and enjoys walking, reading and spending time with her family.

James Hooper

Marketing Assistant

James joined the firm in September 2018 as a Digital Marketing apprentice after finishing college. James has now qualified as a Digital Marketer having achieved a Distinction in his apprenticeship. James lives in Peacehaven and likes playing and watching sports with Football his overriding favourite. James is a massive Manchester United fan and he enjoys attending many games!

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