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Paul and Vanessa

Vanessa Lawson, MA(Oxon) ACA CTA

Vanessa Lawson, MA(Oxon) ACA CTA

Vanessa has over 20 years' experience of the accounting and taxation issues that affect small and medium sized businesses. She is also an expert in personal taxation for high net worth individuals.

She entered the profession with Ernst & Young in 1993 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. She then passed the Chartered Taxation Institute Associateship examination in 1998.

Vanessa has a broad yet technical range of experience. She has worked for KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers as well as smaller accountancy firms, both in general practice and expatriate tax departments. In recent years, her work has been focused on small and medium sized businesses and high net worth individuals.

Vanessa has 2 two young children, and enjoys running and cycling in her spare time.

Paul N Day, MAAT

Paul N Day, MAAT

Paul has 16 years' experience in the accounting and taxation industry. In the summer of 1999 he secured a job with Anning & Co, a firm of highly respected accountants in Westbury-on-Trym. He spent the next 12 years working there and becoming a qualified accountant.

Paul felt that the natural progression from here was to start a practice. Having worked with Vanessa for many years at Anning & Co, it seemed the perfect opportunity to work together, and Avonhurst was formed.

Paul has a keen interest in sport and enjoys spending time with his friends, family and partner Lorraine.

Paul adds:
"I am delighted to have started a practice with Vanessa, having worked with her for a number of years previously I have had nothing but admiration for her. Her knowledge of taxation issues and the way she approaches her work is second to none. We share the same vision here at Avonhurst which is to provide a unique accountancy and taxation service at a reasonable cost. We have created a very relaxed and welcoming environment here at our offices and pride ourselves on our client service."