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  Partners

Robert Bowen, B.A., F.C.A.
Rob has been with the firm since joining as a student in 1986. He became a partner in 1996 and is now the firm's senior partner. His large portfolio of clients has been built up over many years and is immensely varied. It includes a range of family businesses, charities, trusts and private clients. Specialities include professional partnerships, landed estates and property matters. Rob has been and continues to be an active member of the local community.
Interests: Playing golf, hockey and squash and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Paul Woodward, BSc, F.C.A.
Paul originally joined the firm as a student in 1988 and after qualification, spent five years as the finance director of a substantial family owned company before rejoining in 2002. Paul now acts as a general practice partner for a diverse range of clients including sole traders, partnerships, limited liability partnerships and companies. Paul has a degree in Agriculture and offers specialised knowledge of the farming sector. He has also taken on supervision of the firm's student training programme for ICAEW and ACCA students.
Interests: DIY and gardening.
Associates

Caroline Scandrett, BSc, F.C.A.
Caroline joined PwC in their Bristol office and on qualification in 1979 transferred to their corporate tax department in Birmingham. She later moved to H L Barnes and since that time has gained experience within all departments of the office. In addition to advising on Capital taxes, Corporation tax and Income tax her wide range of duties include managing the firm's computer systems. She also provides a comprehensive financial management service for several actors and sports personalities and is keen to help women in business.
Interests: Vintage cars and travel.
Tim Cook, BSc, C.T.A.
Tim began his career at Grant Thornton before joining the firm in 2000. Tim has been the firm's head of tax since 2018. Tim manages his own diverse portfolio of clients as well as advising on inheritance tax and capital gains tax on adhoc projects. Tim has many years' experience, in particular dealing with high net worth individuals, small and medium size businesses, trusts and farming clients. Tim oversees the tax department and is particularly keen on keeping up to date with the latest developments and changes to tax legislation.
Interests: Gardening, walking and travel.
Hattie Bowen, B.A., A.C.A.
Hattie joined the firm as a student in 2014. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2018 and has since taken on more responsibilities within the firm. She has developed an all-round knowledge of accountancy and taxation and now assists a wide range of our clients operating in diverse business sectors.
Interests: Yoga, walking and board games.

Managers and Senior Staff

Accountancy, Audit and Payroll
Michelle Andrew, Katie Burns, A.C.A., Rachel Clark, A.C.A., Terry Duckmanton, F.C.A., Sarah Field, F.C.C.A., Richard Gritton, A.C.A., Alison Hartley, A.C.C.A., Buchanan McInroy, M.A.A.T., Stuart O'Brien F.C.C.A, Graham Parker.

Tax and Trusts
Vaughan Blake, C.T.A., Cliff Moore, A.T.T., Ian Roberts, F.C.C.A., Ian Reakes C.T.A.



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