Directors and Senior Staff

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The firm’s three directors are supported by dedicated staff, all of whom are well trained and qualified, offering a service that is dependable, thorough and reliable.


Giles Bingley FCA

Director with a portfolio of general accountancy and taxation clients, Giles has previously worked with two of the ‘Big Four’ accountants. Head of Business Services he is also a specialist in property and construction, Giles’s career included some years as Finance Director for a quoted construction and distribution business. He has a wide range of experience with owner managed businesses and particularly enjoys business planning and advising on tax planning strategies.

Paul Smith FCCA

Director and the firm’s foremost tax expert, Paul leads our tax faculty. He joined the firm in 2005 and has over twenty years of experience in taxation, having developed his expertise with two major firms of accountants. He has a wide range of experience with high net worth individuals and trusts and has particular expertise in capital gains and inheritance tax. He is also a specialist in farming and estate accounts. Paul manages a portfolio of audits and accounts for a broad and diverse range of clients.

Jonathan Wood FCCA

Jonathan specialises in corporate finance, He has a wide range of advisory experience including disposals and acquisitions and raising finance. He has particular expertise in the motor trade. He also manages a portfolio of audits and accounts for a broad and diverse range of clients and in his audit roles he promotes expert planning. His efficient auditing has demonstrated sound economic benefits for his clients.


Graham Deacon

Graham, who qualified as a chartered accountant, worked with Deloittes in London and with KPMG, before spending many years as a partner of Deacon Jewell in Liskeard. He has a wide experience of local businesses. We are fortunate to retain his services on a consultancy basis.


Chris Dowrick ACA

Chris carries out a management role and is also responsible for a portfolio of self-assessment clients and small companies. He joined the firm in 2008 and is now a fully qualified chartered accountant.

Claire Chambers ACCA

Claire qualified as an ACCA accountant in 2000 after completing her training in London with Deloitte. She worked within the Business Process Outsourcing team, providing outsourced financial functions and support, including Management Reporting, VAT returns, Bookkeeping and Financial Accounts, before moving to Cornwall in 2007, where she has worked in the profession as an accounts manager. She joined Wills Bingley in 2016 and assists small businesses with accounting, compliance and business advice.

Emma Dowler FCCA

Emma carries out a senior management role and is responsible for the management of the Liskeard office and a portfolio of clients. Emma qualified as ACCA in 2003 and subsequently worked with PWC in Plymouth and Grant Thornton in Bristol before joining us in Cornwall.

Mike Jewell FCA

Born in Tintagel, Mike trained with a firm of Chartered Accountants in Launceston qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. He became a partner of Eastoe, Vincent and Day with Mr Vincent in 1979. Mike has a large portfolio of agricultural and mixed business clients, offering advice on business start-ups and tax planning for a diverse range of businesses.

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Nic and Nicky supported by Jordan

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