Our practice is a ‘people business’ and we are very fortunate to have a hugely talented team of professional staff, who also happen to be very approachable, friendly and helpful.
Anthony Levy FCA
Richard Simons FCA
Michael Barnett BA (Econ) FCA
Philip Horesh BA FCA
Anthony Simons BA (Econ) FCA
Bill Singh MSc FCA CTA TEP AIIT
Ali Oftadeh BA (Hons) FCCA
Edward Rabin BSC (Hons) CA
Anthony Levy FCA – Senior Partner, specialising in Personal Tax/Partnerships and Corporation Tax
Having founded the practice with Richard Simons in 1975, Tony advises a large and diverse portfolio of clients on all aspects of business affairs and is on hand to discuss family managed acquisitions and disposals.
Richard Simons FCA – Managing Partner, specialising in Business Strategy and Financial Consultancy
Richard believes in establishing personal working relationships with clients to gain a thorough understanding of their business, which enables him to provide tailored tax and commercial advice. As well as being one of the founding partners of the firm, Richard specialises in corporate finance, real estate, leisure and the arts, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, overseas start-ups by UK companies. His leisure pursuits include cars, food, reading and travel.
Michael Barnett BA (Econ) FCA – Partner, specialising in IT Development, Audit & Tax Services
As well as managing his own portfolio of clients, Michael works closely with Richard Simons in providing dual partner contact in line with the firm’s philosophy. After graduating from Manchester University in Economics and Government, he trained and qualified with BDO and went on to gain experience in computer audit with an international firm as well as having a brief two year experience outside of the profession in commerce.
In an ever increasingly challenging business environment, Michael believes it is important to harness technology to drive businesses forward, whether they be start-ups or well established businesses and he has assisted many clients in this particular regard.
His interests include football, tennis, golf, sailing (master of none!)
Philip Horesh BA FCA – Partner, specialising in Investment Business, Compliance, Audit & Tax Services
Philip has been in practice for over thirty years and works closely with Tony Levy in providing dual partner contact. Philip also deals with a large client portfolio of owner managed businesses including solicitors, travel agents and restaurateurs as well as acting for many overseas landlords.
Philip qualified in 1979 and moved on to Peat Marwick Mitchell (now KPMG) before joining Richard Anthony in 1987. Away from the office, he is a keen Spurs supporter and season ticket holder. His leisure pursuits also include travel, food, movies and football as well as dealing with the demands of his two daughters at home.
Anthony Simons BA (Econ) FCA – Partner, specialising in Training, Audit & Tax Services, Audit Compliance
Tony is the firm’s Technical Partner and is also responsible for Training and Recruitment. He manages his own portfolio of wide-ranging clients and also lends support to the other partners where a second partner review or technical help is required.
He trained at Binder Hamlyn (now part of Deloitte), and then moved to a medium-sized practice where he was an Audit Partner for six years. He joined Richard Anthony in 1994 and was appointed Partner in 1996. His interests include reading, music, and the occasional round of golf.
Bill Singh MSc FCA CTA TEP AIIT – Partner, Tax specialist
Bill has been in practice for nearly twenty years and has an in-depth knowledge of both tax and accounting matters. He read Engineering at university and after completing his Master of Science degree, Bill trained with a medium-sized accountancy firm in North London. He practised as an auditor for a number of years after gaining admission to the Institute of Chartered Accountants and then moved to Richard Anthony to specialise in taxation.
In addition to being a full member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, the Institute of Indirect Taxation and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Bill advises on all manner of UK taxation. He oversees the firm’s Income Tax Self-Assessment compliance function and is committed to exploring tax-efficient planning strategies for both corporate and non-corporate clients. He has many interests including travel, current affairs, history and English literature.
Ali Oftadeh BA (Hons) FCCA – Partner
Ali Oftadeh joined the firm in 2004 and holds the FCCA Chartered Certified Accountancy qualification. His particular expertise lies in the areas of audit, financial statements, FRS102, consolidated annual reports, management accounts, forecasts and Corporation Tax.
He works with the firm’s larger clients, not only as their auditor but also assisting with management decisions, budgets and forecasts, as well as reviewing systems and implementing controls.
Away from work, Ali lists his interests as Motorhead, martial arts and badminton.
Edward Rabin BSC (Hons) CA – Partner
Edward Rabin joined the firm in 2013 from a ‘Big Four’ firm and holds the prestigious CA Chartered Accountancy qualification. He advises start-ups on corporate structures, VAT registration, tax-efficient extraction of profits and bookkeeping.
His clients span a wide range of sectors, including the leisure industry, bars and restaurants, film companies and the construction industry.
In his spare time, Edward enjoys playing golf (erratically) and football. He is also keen on current affairs, swimming and watching most sports, when he is not spending time with his family and ever-increasing number of children.
Stella Wong FCCA
Bernie Lonnon MIPP
Nealam Patel BA (Econ) ACA