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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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