Our People

Partners

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 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.

Andy Davis ACA

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.

Mike Ward FCCA

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.

Lydia Carver

Client Associate Director

 

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 Parfitt

Practice Associate Director

 

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