Meet our Team

Our expert staff are trained to the highest levels and able to provide a standard of service and technical ability only usually found in large firms.

Paul Michaelides ACA CTA

Managing Partner

  • Expert accountant, business strategist and tax specialist with over 25 years’ experience working across small, medium and large businesses in all sectors
  • Member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Chartered Institute of Taxation
  • Trained and worked at big four firm Deloitte for over 7 years
  • Former Tax Director at top 20 firm MacIntyre Hudson

“As managing partner, I have overall responsibility for the management and performance of the practice, including supervising our staff across all services in both compliance and advisory.

In addition, I am focused on providing high quality accounting, taxation and business strategy services to individuals, SMEs and large corporate clients.

My particular areas of expertise are corporate and international tax, tax investigations, mergers and acquisitions, business strategy, valuation and performance analysis.”


Shanez Ghani

Tax Director

  • Tax specialist with over 20 years’ experience working in personal and corporate tax
  • Expert in corporation tax, tax planning and investigations

“As part of my role I deal with a large number of personal tax clients, including everything from the preparation of self-assessment returns to complex queries and investigations.

I have extensive experience across the full tax spectrum so I am always on hand to provide clients with help and advice on corporate tax issues, VAT and anything else tax-related!”


Samuel Michaelides

Operations Director

  • Experienced manager working for over 15 years in industry and finance

“My role is to ensure the business runs smoothly and efficiently while also ensuring that both staff and all of our clients are well taken care of.”


Keith Rogers

Accounts Manager

  • Accounts specialist with over 25 years’ experience’

“My role is looking after our database of clients and ensuring that all work is completed by our team to a very high standard in a timely manner. I manage the team of accountants, reviewing their workload and support clients with more complex queries.”


Karen Hau ACCA

Accounts Assistant Manager

  • Certified chartered accountant with over 8 years’ experience
  • Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants

“Most of my work involves preparing statutory accounts, VAT returns, management accounts and CIS services. I am always available for any queries and ensure all work is completed efficiently and to the highest standard.”


Max Bigley

Accounts Assistant Manager

  • Over 5 years’ experience working on accounts and bookkeeping
  • Working towards an ACA qualification

“My work includes accounts preparation, VAT returns and bookkeeping. I also work closely with clients at their offices when necessary to ensure all information is recorded to detail and any issues are dealt with effectively.”


Vasilis Thoniatis

Accounts Assistant Manager

  • Accounts specialist with over 9 years’ experience
  • Working towards an ACCA qualification

“I am an experienced accountant specialising in accounts preparation, management accounts, VAT returns and bookkeeping. I work closely with my clients, ensuring all their accounting software is up to date and all client queries are dealt with efficiently. I have also spent a large amount of time working on European accounts and deal with clients in different countries.”


Karen Allbury IAB

Accounts Assistant Manager

  • Over 14 years’ bookkeeping experience.
  • Member of the International Association of Bookkeepers.

“As well as carrying out the day to day bookkeeping activities, such as preparing management accounts and VAT returns, I specialise in dealing with property management companies and ensuring that all service charge accounts are prepared accurately and in a timely manner.”


Anish Sivakumar ACCA

Accounts Senior

  • I have over 7 years’ experience in various accounting services
  • Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants

“Accounts preparation, VAT and bookkeeping form most of my workload but I do offer other added services when required. I work with a wide range of clients from different sectors.”


Felicia James ACCA

Accounts Senior

  • Over 5 years’ experience in accounting and bookkeeping
  • Member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants

“I work with a variety of different clients. Most of my time is allocated to accounts preparation and VAT returns. I always aim to prepare the accounts in good time and to a high standard no matter the complexity.”


Umar Qaisar

Accounts Senior

  • 4 years’ experience in accounting and finance
  • ACCA Finalist

“I specialise in working on client statutory annual accounts and ensure my work is completed efficiently and accurately. I am always on hand to answer any queries clients may have.”


Paige Nicholson ATT

Tax Semi Senior

  • Over 4 years’ experience working in tax
  • Member of the Association of Taxation Technicians
  • Working towards an CTA qualification

“My main role involves dealing with personal tax returns and sole trader’s rental accounts. I work with a diverse range of clients and ensure any work is completed to a high standard.”


Claire Boussion

Accounts Trainee

  • AAT Level 3

“As a trainee I am excited to get further exposure to the accounting environment and working to develop my career in the industry. I currently focus mostly on bookkeeping and basic accounting tasks and assist the accounts team where I can in their daily work.”


Tina Holland

Payroll Officer

  • Over 15 years’ experience as a payroll officer

“I am solely responsible for managing payroll services for all of our clients, ensuring a smooth and accurate process at all times. I am always on hand to provide any assistance and answer any payroll related and HMRC queries.”


Monika Bninski

Operations Administrator

  • Over 4 years’ experience as an Administrator across multiple sectors

“I’m an experienced office and operations administrator and work closely with the Operations Director to ensure the smooth running of the business. My work assists all departments and I am often the first point of contact for our clients, directing their queries to the appropriate members of staff.”


Stelina Zeka

Receptionist and PA to the Partner

  • Experienced Receptionist and PA

“My immediate role is to support the partner in his daily schedule and ensure that he is well looked after. I also act as the company receptionist, being a point of contact for our clients and looking after multiple inboxes and the company phone lines.”

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