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Richard Mander

Richard Mander FCA

Senior Partner

 

Richard Mander joined Mander Duffill in 1993 and swiftly moved on to become a partner in 1995. Prior to joining Mander Duffill, Richard worked for a top 10 firm of accountants in Bristol.  Richard is a qualified Chartered Accountant and specialises in taxation. He works predominantly with family owned businesses, aiming to help them grow and expand through a close working relationship. Richard trained as a musician and continues to play now and then – usually when there is no one in earshot! As well as music and the arts, he takes a great interest in rugby, cricket, current affairs and economics.

Julian Duffill

Julian Duffill FCA

Managing Partner

 

Julian Duffill joined Mander Duffill in 1998 after studying in Bristol for a degree in Accounting and Finance. Julian trained as a Chartered Accountant at Mander Duffill and became a partner in 2004.  He advises on all areas of taxation and has a very good knowledge on technical accounting issues for small to medium sized businesses, IT and business development. Julian is a helpful, approachable and highly motivated professional who enjoys family life and has a keen interest in sport. He enjoys providing a professional service and believes in offering real value and benefits, balancing the cost of advice to clients with the benefits they receive.

Nicky Chandler

Nicky Chandler FCA

Client Partner

 

Nicky Chandler is a qualified Chartered Accountant and joined Mander Duffill in May 2014, following the merger with Goodwin Shaw. Nicky was a partner at Goodwin Shaw and had been with them since 1998. Prior to Goodwin Shaw, she worked for a specialist firm of agricultural accountants and advisers. She brings on board a wealth of experience and enjoys providing a first class service to clients. Nicky prides herself on being a valuable adviser to her clients on all forms of taxation and business advice. She works in a voluntary capacity as a business mentor and loan panel member. As a former British International speed walker, Nicky has a keen interest in sport, these days preferring slightly faster forms of sport such as motor racing.

Andy Davis

Andy Davis ACA

Client Partner

 

Andy Davis joined Mander Duffill in 2006 as a trainee accountant. He studied for his AAT and ACA at Mander Duffill and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2011. He progressed to become a Client Manager in September 2013 and a Client Partner in July 2015. Andy specialises in working with owner managed businesses and seeks to ensure his clients receive a high level of service in all areas of accountancy, taxation and general business advice. Andy’s other interests are mainly sports, which include playing competitive cricket and football as well as other sports socially.

David Pritchard

David Pritchard ACA

Client Partner

 

David Pritchard joined Mander Duffill in June 2013. Prior to this, David qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte in Bristol, where he worked as an assistant manager within the audit department. David specialises in audit, independent examinations and providing advice on internal controls. He seeks to consistently provide a great service to clients and is focused on building strong working relationships. David studied Mathematics and Philosophy at the University of Birmingham. His interests include a variety of sports, including squash, rugby, tennis and most recently rowing. He also enjoys spending time with friends and family and going on long walks with his dog, Monty.

Lydia Carver

Lydia Carver

Client Associate

 

Lydia Carver joined Mander Duffill in 2007. Lydia studied Accounting and Finance at the University of Exeter, graduating in 2005, before becoming a Trainee Chartered Accountant at a regional firm, James Cowper. Starting at Mander Duffill in the accounts team, Lydia became a Client Manager in 2011 and progressed to become a Client Associate in 2015. Lydia is responsible for a portfolio of clients, providing support and advice on accounting and taxation matters.  She is passionate in ensuring that clients receive the highest possible service in every area of the firm. Outside of the office, Lydia enjoys socialising with friends and family, taking part in various fitness activities – and a good bike ride with a pub stop at the end!

Mike Ward

Mike Ward FCCA

Client Partner

 

Mike Ward joined Mander Duffill in February 2001 as a trainee accountant. He studied for his ACCA at Mander Duffill and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2005, achieving Fellowship status in 2010. Mike has a wealth of experience in advising owner managed businesses on accounting and taxation matters. He also has experience in audit, compliance and company secretarial matters, enabling him to ensure clients receive a high level of service in all areas. Outside of the office, Mike continues to play football for his village team and competes in the local boule league.

John White

John White

Financial Adviser

 

John White joined Mander Duffill Financial Services in 2015 as a qualified Financial Adviser. John has over 20 years-experience in the financial services sector. He is approachable and helpful and advises both corporate and personal clients on a broad range of their finances and has an in-depth knowledge in the areas of auto-enrolment, wealth management, pensions/retirement and inheritance tax planning. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his family and friends and can be found most weekends helping out at one of his three sons’ football coaching sessions.

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News

13 June 2017

Mander Duffill announce headline charity – Julia’s House


Mander Duffill are delighted to be supporting Julia’s House as their headline charity. Julia’s House, who offer home and community-based respite care to parents with life-limited children, has recently opened Wiltshire’s first ... Read more

The Old Post Office Opening

The team at Mander Duffill are now settled into their new home in the Market Place in Chippenham.
The Old Post Office was originally opened in June 1959 by Sir ... Read more

eNews – June 2017

In this month’s eNews we report on the roll out of tax free childcare and the guidance available for parents on the choices and support available, the latest advisory fuel ... Read more