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Meet the Team


Having trained with the city office of a top 15 firm, Andrew moved on to a managerial role with a regional office of Smith & Williamson. Since moving to Herbert Parnell in 1995 he has assumed overall responsibility for the technical standards within the firm. Although initially from an audit background, Andrew has gained significant experience in working with small and medium sized businesses, and in the charity sector. He also oversees the firm’s dental clients. In more recent years Andrew has worked with many clients on the development of accounting systems and general management reporting. Throughout this time he has also acted as the Financial Controller for the UK subsidiary of a European quoted company. He is actively involved with a number of the firm’s international clients, giving him opportunities to utilise his language skills (French/German).


Adrian trained with a top 15 firm in Guildford and Sutton. After qualification Adrian spent 10 years in Industry as a partner in a wholesale and retail business, then as Financial Director of 2 service sector businesses before returning to the profession in 1998. He acquired significant hands on experience of running businesses and acquisitions and disposals during that time. His primary client responsibility is advising owner managers of businesses, from new start-ups to multi £million turnovers. He has a particular interest in the property sector. He has internal responsibility for the smooth running of the firm. Adrian holds several directorships as part of his current workload. Married with 5 children, he would like to play more golf.


Lance joined Herbert Parnell in 2001 from a top 10 national practice where he was an audit manager. Although he is responsible for the larger audits of both Companies and Charities, Lance enjoys getting alongside the proprietors of all sizes of businesses and giving a broad range of tax and business advice. He has acted for a number of his current clients for nearly twenty years and he aims to establish long-term business relationships wherever possible. He has extensive experience of charities and churches; looks after other more specialist assignments such as registered social landlords and solicitors accounts rules, and has acted for a number of UK subsidiaries of International groups. Lance together with Andrew Hodgetts is responsible for maintaining technical standards within the firm. Lance is married with three grown up daughters. Outside of work, he is actively involved in the life of his church, watches most of London Irish’s home games and visits Brittany as often as possible.


Nick Day joined Herbert Parnell in 2007 as a client relationship manager. Having initially trained with a top 30 firm, he now has over 20 years of experience of working in local practices. Nick is responsible for a varied client portfolio, ranging from small sole traders and business start-ups to multi £million turnovers. His audit background has given him experience in specialist audits in financial services, pension fund and solicitors in addition to trading companies. He has considerable experience in dealing with accounting, direct and indirect tax issues.