21st March 2018
Thompson Jenner LLP, one of Devon’s leading firms of accountants and business advisors, is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Lewis as a Partner in the firms Exmouth office from the 1st April 2018. The appointment is part of the firm’s ongoing plans to grow and strengthen its practice. Paul is pictured above with Managing Partner Neil Curtis and Exmouth Partners Paul Carnell, Simon Lewis and Ruskin Wilson.
A graduate of economics and politics, Paul has a strong financial background having worked in Japan and Australia and as a Government Economist before starting his training as a Chartered Accountant with a London firm. He qualified in 2003. On qualification, he worked for a specialist forensic accountancy firm in London before moving with his family to Devon and joining the Thompson Jenner audit team in 2006.
Paul is a highly skilled accountant, tax and business adviser. As Corporate Services and Tax manager for the last six years, he has managed a varied client portfolio of small and medium sized owner managed businesses as well as individuals. He has developed strong working relationships with both colleagues and clients becoming an invaluable member of the Thompson Jenner team.
Commenting on the appointment, Neil Curtis, Managing Partner, said: “I would like to offer my congratulations to Paul on his appointment as Partner. His commitment and hard work over a number of years has been important to our continued success and his appointment is just reward. I am confident he will continue to increasingly play an important part in helping our clients achieve their business and growth objectives as well as being a great asset to the Thompson Jenner team. I wish him every success in his new role.”
Paul said on his appointment, “I am delighted to be taking on the role of Partner at such an exciting time for Thompson Jenner. We have a great team and I relish the opportunity to work at the highest level within the firm and with our clients.”
He went on to say,” I am really looking forward to playing my part in growing our firm and client base over the coming years at Partner level. Thompson Jenner is enjoying fantastic success, as more and more businesses choose to use our Partner led and client focused service.”
Neil Curtis concluded ”I am delighted to see another key member of staff coming through our firm to achieve the highest level. We pride ourselves on employing and retaining the very best people and I look forward to the continued growth and success of our teams. Thompson Jenner has never stood still and has always sought to grow and expand while keeping the needs of the client at the heart of what it does. I believe Paul will carry on our tradition of excellence in both client service and technical accounting and I look forward to his expanded influence in the firm while he continues to deliver clients the personalised, expert services on which we pride ourselves.”
Thompson Jenner is one of the leading independent chartered accountants in Devon, offering a range of financial services and business advice for small to medium sized owner managed businesses across the region. With offices located in Exeter and Exmouth, the firm employs a professional team of over 60 personnel each having different skills and backgrounds bringing a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge.