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Meet The Team

We are a dedicated team which strives to provide success to our clients in regards to all their accountancy needs. Our team is very close-knit and ensures that a unified support is provided to you whenever you need it. With expertise covering all aspects of accountancy, taxation and business advisory services, we are well placed to take a holistic view to planning for the future as well as dealing with specific matters.

David Pattman MAAT FCCA – Director

David started his career with the firm where he gained both his AAT and ACCA qualifications. He has an extensive knowledge in all areas of accountancy and tax which enables him to assist clients in more specialised areas of selling and buying business, setting up group structures and complex VAT issues. David has built strong relationships with his clients and with this comes a high level of trust. This means he is often the first point of call for them to discuss their business ideas.

Nikki Drake MAAT FCCA – Director

Nikki returned to Attenboroughs in 2015 as a director of the firm holding both AAT and ACCA qualifications. She works with clients in a wide range of sectors including aviation, healthcare, the motor trade, cosmetics and construction. She has successfully completed Research and Development claims for a number of clients, and has an in depth knowledge of the interaction of taxes. Nikki is also involved in both company and charity audits, as well as the preparation of accounts for small and medium-sized entities.  Nikki works closely with her clients and is highly regarded by them all.

Sarah Everist MAAT

Sarah joined the firm in 2017 having previously worked with Nikki for over 10 years. She is AAT qualified and is currently on the final levels of the ICAEW qualifications. Sarah has excellent knowledge in all areas including accounts, tax and vat and manages a portfolio of clients varying in size and industry.

Glenis Banks MAAT

Glenis joined the firm in 2018 having previously worked with Nikki and Sarah for over 10 years. She is AAT qualified. Glenis has excellent knowledge in all areas including accounts, vat and carries out bookkeeping for our clients that vary in size and industry.

Kim Berry

Kim trained with HMRC and during this time dealt with Paye and Self Assessment (previously Schedule D). This gave her the perfect skill set to take over the running of our payroll department in 1998. Since then, Kim has become a member of the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals, and her department has grown significantly. Kim not only deals with payroll but also workplace pensions, CIS and a number of self assessment tax returns.

Chelsie Aylott MAAT

Chelsie joined the firm from school and started as an accounts junior, she gained her AAT qualification and is now studying for her ICAEW qualifications. She is now responsible for running our personal tax department.

Joseph Parsons

Joseph came to us for work experience and then continued to come back and work for us in the holidays whilst still studying. Once he gained his A levels he then joined us full time, he is currently studying for his ACCA qualification. He is responsible for preparing clients vat returns and accounts and is also involved in helping to prepare clients payroll’s.

Kirsty Reynolds

Kirsty carries out  the company secretarial work for our clients and our accounts administration which includes filing documents with both Companies House and HMRC. Kirsty is always ready to lend a helpful hand in whatever task needs doing.

Megan Axon

Megan joined us as an Admin and Accounts assistant and is currently studying for her AAT qualifications. She is responsible for bookkeeping for clients, preparation of vat returns and general administrative duties.

Carol, Natalie and Elaine

Carol, Natalie and Elaine are our support staff. Carol and Natalie run our reception desk and are familiar voices to all our clients who phone or visit. Elaine looks after our credit control department and although she is a delight to talk to, luckily not too many of our clients get the opportunity!

Olga Igboanusi

Olga joined us as an Admin and Accounts assistant. She is responsible for bookkeeping for clients, preparation of vat returns and assisting Chelsie in our personal tax department.

Nic Pattman

Nic is a qualified will writer and runs the wills and probate side of our business along with David and Nikki. She works alongside our clients to prepare their wills and lasting power of attorneys. To see more about this side of our business please visit our sister website

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