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Professional Services

With more than 135 years supporting professional service firms, we provide a comprehensive range of specialist accounting, audit, compliance, tax and business advisory services to help our clients achieve a commercial edge now, whilst preparing for the future. After all, we’re a firm of partners in practice ourselves, so we have a deep understanding of the unique issues, challenges and opportunities of owning, working within and managing a successful professional practice.

We support leading practitioners from many disciplines, including solicitors, barristers, surveyors, architects, engineers, recruitment and business consultants, as well as estate and letting agents. Our specialists have considerable experience of how partnerships operate, the market conditions they face and the individual challenges facing partners at all stages of their career. We offer clients our commercial sense and insight to help balance the needs of the practice with the personal aspirations of individuals.  

Many team members have served on the management board of MHA MacIntyre Hudson and can draw upon their personal knowledge of running a professional services firm. All our services are tailored to meet the unique needs of each client and are delivered with professionalism and integrity. 

Accounting and advisory for professional practices

Our specialist accounting, business advisory and tax services for partnerships include:

  • Ensuring compliance with the SRA Accounts Rules and outcomes-focused regulations (OFR) for legal firms
  • Client money audits, ensuring compliance with RICS, ARLA, ARMA
  • Partnership tax planning, particularly around business structures, capital adequacy and drawings policies, and remuneration and rewards
  • Personal tax services, from managing tax returns to complex wealth management for partners
  • Organisational structures guidance; deciding on the most tax-efficient structure, including LLP conversions, limited companies and Alternative Business Structures (ABSs)
  • Risk management; developing and improving risk management structures or conducting internal audits or controls reviews
  • Financial stability; improving profitability and cash flow, and managing WIP and debtor recovery
  • Expert witness and forensic reviews to support litigation
  • Corporate finance, whether you’re consolidating, diversifying or reviewing acquisition and funding options
  • Succession planning, forecasting and modelling
  • Strategic planning and partnership mentoring to help you build a more profitable and efficient firm
  • Cross-border growth advisory, to support overseas expansion plans
  • Outsourcing services 
  • HR solutions
  • Financial training and development 

Our work in North America and Europe, coupled with our global connections through Baker Tilly International, both give us experience of cross-border issues and access to a professional network abroad.

Personal Tax Services

At MHA MacIntyre Hudson, our typical personal tax services for partners and documentation required is shown here.  

Get in touch to see how we can help your practice to grow.

Key contact

Head of Professional Services, Partner
Kate Arnott
+44 (0)1494 441 226

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Meet the team

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Laura Cogger

Audit Manager

Laura qualified in 2013 and joined MacIntyre Hudson in 2019 as an Audit Manager.

Laura trained in Kent, predominantly working in Audit with clients in various sectors including Retail, Construction, Leisure, Academies and Not for Profit.   

Post qualification Laura joined PwC in London working within their Banking and Capital Markets Audit team.

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Andrew Leal

Partner

Andrew joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in April 2019 following the merger with Kent based accountancy practice Percy Gore & Co, where he had been a partner since 1990. Andrew has a has a diverse portfolio in the healthcare sector comprising a range of GP Practices, Locum GP’s, GP Federations, Dentists, Hospital Consultants and other healthcare professionals.

Andrew regularly lectures and runs seminars on Primary Care finance.

Outside of work, Andrew is actively involved with his local church and enjoys running and sailing.

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Dale Cadet

Partner

Dale works with a diverse range of clients, including entrepreneurial businesses and large multi-nationals across the UK, providing an exceptional level of support and solutions through all market conditions.

After studying Biology at the University of Bath, Dale joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson on our ACA graduate scheme in 2011, qualified in 2014 and was promoted to Director in April 2019, before joining the partnership in July 2020. Dale has developed an outstanding level of technical accounting and auditing knowledge and has significant experience in a number of key sectors, including manufacturing and professional services.

Dale prides himself on providing a commercial, hassle free compliance experience, adding value wherever possible.  

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Grant Gleghorn

Partner

Grant provides business advisory support to a diverse portfolio including owner managed businesses of all sizes. Grant is passionate about delivering a quality service coupled with excellent business advice and compliance.

He has deep understanding of the Solicitors Accounts Rules (SARs) and industry regulations, has achieved the Law Society's Lexcel Consultant Status and is a member of the ICAEW's Solicitors Group.

Specialising in corporate restructuring, his client portfolio, which is one of the largest in the firm, continues to grow as a result of client recommendations.

As a golf, football and motor sports enthusiast, Grant enjoys watching the good guys win.

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What they say about us

SilverLining UK very highly recommends MHA MacIntyre Hudson for all your company’s financial accounting needs.Our corporation has worked with MHA MacIntyre Hudson for the last 4 years. They are truly the best at what they do.They continually provide timely and excellent service and go ‘above and beyond' for their client. Their knowledge, communication skills and professional qualifications are of the highest quality and standards. SilverLining UK - Construction Sector

What they say about us

With MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s support, our business has been very successful since we started three years ago. Simon Burke - Dalbergia Group