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Habib Brora Habib Brora BA(Hons) FCCA Partner Habib commenced employment with Rothmans in 2000 and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2004.  After qualifying he gained an in-depth knowledge of tax which helps him give clients quality all round advice. Habib has built up a portfolio of personal, business, charity and trust clients. He was appointed Director in 2009 and Partner in April 2011. Habib concentrates on the owner, helping them make the most out of their wealth and assets – ‘I take pride in givin... Read more about Habib Charles Cable Charles Cable FCA Partner Charles qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987 and was made a partner at Rothmans in 1990. He is a general practice partner and acts for all types of businesses but has a particular specialism of working with solicitors. He is also head of audit and assurance at Fareham office.  Charles has considerable experience in advising farming and agricultural clients on all financial and tax planning matters.  He has a keen interest in corporate finance matters and serves as a director... Read more about Charles Ian Fielder, Director Profile picture crop Ian Fielder ATT, CTA Tax Director Ian joined Rothmans in 2007 as a Tax Manager in the firms Havant Office. He started his tax career in 1997 working for HMRC, before moving into practice in 2002 working for a small firm which specialised in agricultural and equine activities. Ian is a Chartered Tax Advisor and a member of the Association of Tax Technicians.   As a general tax practitioner Ian has experience in dealing with all areas of taxation working alongside both private clients and SMEs, but also specialises in Co... Read more about Ian Graham Hindley Graham Hindley Partner Graham is a Partner in Sutton.  He joined the Sutton office in 1984, grew the business and then merged it with Rothman Pantall in 1996. Graham has been a Partner for 29 years.  He specialises in advising owner-managed businesses.  He is a very commercial accountant with a sound background in Audit, accounts  preparation, tax planning, business systems and Cloud based accounting systems such as Xero. Graham is extremely proactive with his clients and is ready to assist a... Read more about Graham Richard Hutchinson, Partner profile picture, square Richard Hutchinson FCCA Partner Richard trained, and in 1996 qualified, with a prominent independent firm based in their Bournemouth office servicing the general Solent region. His core background is in accounting and audit, working mainly with owner-managed businesses offering both compliance solutions and wider business planning support. Having moved to a national top-20 firm as an audit manager, Richard relocated with the firm to the Portsmouth region and in 2004 joined Rothmans, going-on to become a partner later in that... Read more about Richard Daren Laidlaw Daren Laidlaw ACA Partner Daren is a general practitioner with considerable experience of advising clients in both their business and personal financial affairs. Daren’s portfolio includes a large number of owner-managed businesses from all sectors of industry and commerce. His key objective is to understand each business, know the people behind them and assist them in achieving their goals. Daren chairs the firm’s IT Committee and is very interested in using the latest technologies both within clients’ business... Read more about Daren Robin Lloyd Robin Lloyd FCA Partner Robin joined Rothmans’ Chandlers Ford office in 2012 as a Director and become a Partner in 2013. Previously with a top-six accountancy practice for over six years, Robin originally started his career with a large independent Hampshire firm and has more than 23 years’ practice experience. He trained at Burnett Swayne in Southampton and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1993. Robin has acted for a wide range of clients and is well known in the professional marketplace.... Read more about Robin Andy Miller Andy Miller FCA Partner Andy joined Rothmans in 2002 and became a partner in the Sutton office in 2006. He enjoys working with owner managed businesses where he can work with his clients not only on the preparation of statutory accounts and auditing but also help with forecasting and budgeting and looking at long term strategies to help them develop their businesses. Andy has experience with a range of SME sectors and has also developed specialisms in charities and pension funds. Andy and his family live close... Read more about Andy Paul New Paul New FCCA Director Paul joined Rothmans in the Petersfield office in January 2015 as a Director. He started his career in public practice in 2004 and has since worked in a number of senior positions in financial and commercial positions within industry. He is a general practioner who specialises in financial reporting for both statutory & management purposes and general business guidance. Paul Lives in Horndean with his wife and two sons and is a keen follower of sport and music. Read more about Paul Martin Osborne Martin Osborne FCA Partner Martin specialises in advising owner-managed businesses and individuals, particularly in maximising tax planning and wealth creation opportunities. He has supported many businesses throughout their development, often helping them achieve significant growth and increased profitability.  He is experienced in most aspects of finance including audit, accountancy, corporate and personal tax. Martin was elected as the firm’s senior partner in 2013. He trained and qualified with a smal... Read more about Martin Andrew Perriam Andrew Perriam DChA, FCA, CF Partner Andrew is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Corporate Finance Practitioner. He has been a partner since 1995, having joined Rothmans in 1991 from a national firm. Andrew has broad experience, covering a wide range of corporate clients from large listed companies to SMEs, as well as charities. He provides advice and assistance on many areas including, accounts, taxation and general business guidance. Andrew lives with his family in the New Forest. He takes advantage of the nearby coast f... Read more about Andrew John Poulter John Poulter FCA, CTA Partner John began his accountancy career with Rothmans, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1973 and became an Associated Member of the Institute of Taxation in 1975 (now known as the Chartered Institute of Taxation). John is a general practitioner dealing with personal and business taxation planning, including inheritance tax, VAT, business structures and raising finance. His portfolio of clients includes professionals from the world of television, antiques and medicine as well as a ran... Read more about John Jonathan Poulter Jonathan Poulter FCA, CTA, BSc(Hons) Partner Jonathan, who grew up in Winchester, joined Rothmans in 2009, having previously worked for a top 5 accountancy firm in London and Southampton. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales whilst working in audit before moving to corporation tax to pursue a keen interest in taxation. He joined the Winchester office of Rothmans as a general practice Manager with a tax focus, and subsequently qualified as a Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA)... Read more about Jonathan James Reilly James Reilly FCCA Partner James trained with Deloitte in Southampton, originally specialising in audit. He then moved to a general practice role within a medium sized practice before joining Rothmans in 2006. James became a director in 2008 and subsequently progressed to partner. Since qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant, James has used his experience and knowledge in assisting owner-managed businesses to provide them with accurate and timely management information presented in a format that enables informe... Read more about James Img 4177 Edit Kevin Richards Director Kevin Richards was appointed as a Director of our Chandlers Ford office in October 2016, and serves clients across the Southern region, as well as in London and some further afield. Kevin joined Rothmans at Chandlers Ford as a manager in 2012.  He qualified as a Certified Chartered Accountant in 2000, having trained at an accountancy practice in Southampton where he worked for nearly 20 years, most recently as Senior Audit Manager. As well as utilising his specialist auditing skills,... Read more about Kevin Julian Sims Julian Sims LLB (Hons) ACA CTA Partner Julian joined Rothmans in 2012 as Senior Tax Manager, having spent 27 years in the profession first in Salisbury and then in Southampton. He was appointed a Director later in 2012. Julian was promoted to a Partner at the Havant branch from April 2014. Whilst he continues to assist businesses with their general accounting and audit requirements, he specialises in tax planning for both individuals and businesses, alongside regular tax enquiry and litigation, business valuation and expert witness... Read more about Julian Sue Sullivan Sue Sullivan FCA Partner Sue trained and qualified at Rothmans, becoming a partner in 1987 and opening the Salisbury office in 1990. She is a general practitioner with a taxation bias and her particular interest is the tax and accounting strategies of owner-managed businesses where personal and company financial issues often blend together. Sue gets great satisfaction in solving clients’ problems and providing help and support, firmly believing that the accountant’s role is to work with their clients to get through... Read more about Sue Lisa Wilson Lisa Wilson FCA Director Lisa was appointed a Director in 2015, based at our Southampton office. Lisa joined Rothmans in 2006 after working for a number of years in two other Hampshire-based accountancy firms.  She has many years’ experience advising on all areas of general practice, as well as expertise in audit and specialist sectors such as not-for-profit and healthcare.  Lisa has a keen interest in advising owner-managed and family businesses, helping them to grow and make the most of their assets, while r... Read more about Lisa