Chris Shaw – Director

Chris is a qualified Financial Planner with over 15 years of experience in the industry, including 11 years in business as a practitioner. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAA) and is involved in exam marking for the ICAA CA Program. Chris opened the Shaw Accounting Practice in 2003 and worked full time preparing individual tax returns. In 2009, Chris moved into his Bridgewater office. He believes in doing and accomplishing things that matter to clients and helps the firm.

Jill Lawford – Senior Accountant

Jill has over 20 years of experience working in accounting practices and has been with Shaw Accounting since August 2011. She is a business specialist and works extensively in business advice, financial reporting and complex taxation issues. Jill prides herself on giving her clients a personal and high quality of service by always listening to their individual needs and understanding their current resources and potential.

Leigh Newbury – Junior Accountant

Leigh specialises in individual taxation and small-business financial reporting. Leigh is also a keen Judo advocate/participant. She’s our accounts-prep whizz with her years of accounting experience. She loves working at Shaw Accounting because of the variety of work and clients, the excellent team ethos and morale, the importance placed on genuinely helping and being useful for clients.

Elaine Healey – Administration Assistant

When you walk into Shaw Accounting, Elaine’s warm and friendly smile is the first thing you will see. Elaine is fantastic at keeping the practice and all of us organised. She brings skills and experience in human resources and payroll from his previous roles. She has worked with small and medium businesses for the years she has been at Shaw Accounting with clients from a wide range of sectors and industries.