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Meet the Team

There is a total of around 20 in the team at TLL.. These are the main contacts who will be able to assist you on a day to day basis.

David Lucas - Partner

David Lucas - Partner

David has lived in the Southport area for over 35 years. He qualified in 1976 and has extensive experience in both practice and industry.

David’s areas of expertise include:

  • Preparation of accounts of SMEs
  • Preparation and Audit of Charity accounts
  • Business acquisitions, disposals and exit routes
  • Company formations and business strategy

dlucas@tllaccountants.com

Peter Buck - Partner

Peter Buck - Partner

Peter joined the practice after gaining 5 years valuable experience with a “Big 4” practice in Preston, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996. He has vast experience of working with Owner Managed businesses as well as larger public companies and is a recognised specialist in the Charity and Social Enterprise sector. His breadth of experience has given him a sound commercial insight into business, which compliments well his careful attention to client needs. Peter lives in Southport with his wife and two young daughters.

pbuck@tllaccountants.com | LinkedIn

Christian Hignett – Accounts Director

Christian Hignett – Accounts Director

Christian re-joined TLL in January 2021, previously working with a top 15 National firm where he gained a wide range of experience in various areas of Accountancy and Tax.    Having worked with us a number of years ago, Christian is very glad to be back at TLL, working with the type of clients he enjoys assisting day-to-day.  Christian is a Chartered Accountant having qualified a number of years ago.

Outside of the office Christian’s main interests are watching football, mountain biking and would like to get back to playing rugby union having played it since a young age.

chignett@tllaccountants.com

Michael Faulkner – Tax Manager

Michael Faulkner – Tax Manager

Michael joined the firm in April 2017 to head up our Tax Department having worked previously at a large regional practice as a tax consultant.

Michael has over 18 years of tax experience and is looking forward to working with clients of TLL and advising them on saving tax where possible.

Michael is married with three boys and also Coaches at FC United Manchester.

mfaulkner@tllaccountants.com

Mike Taylor - Audit / Accounts Manager

Mike Taylor - Audit / Accounts Manager

Mike qualified as an Accountant over 10 years ago and has worked at TLL since 2010.

Managing a portfolio of Audit and Accounts work in a variety of sectors as well as completing ad hoc projects keeps Mike busy during the working week.

mtaylor@tllaccountants.com

Ian Hargreaves - Tax Senior

Ian Hargreaves - Tax Senior

Ian is the firm’s personal tax specialist. Outside of the office, Ian’s main interests are fishing, Burnley FC, and the music of iconic Manchester bands The Fall and Joy Division.

ihargreaves@tllaccountants.com

Sue Jackson - VAT Manager

Sue Jackson - VAT Manager

Sue is our VAT specialist and as such has a lot of contact with our client base. Sue likes to keep herself fit by playing tennis, cycling and working out at the gym. Sue is the office “baker” and keeps the team happy with a steady supply of cakes and treats

sjackson@tllaccountants.com

Tax Team

Secretaries

Accounts Team

Charity and NFP

TLL Accountants also specialise in Charitable and Not For Profit accounting. Find out more

To view our current Tax Cards click here.

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