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Gary Pollard     F.C.C.A
Gary Pollard F.C.C.A Partner


Gary has been with the practice since 1990 and admitted as a partner in 2008.



He believes that every client is unique and deserves a bespoke tailored service to assist them in achieving their business and personal objectives. He feels a “one 2 one” relationship with his clients is essential in order to provide a timely, flexible and proactive high quality level of service to his clients.



Outside of the office, Gary is the father of three grown up children and actively enjoys cycling, walking and tennis. 

William Oates    F.C.A., B.A.(Hons)
William Oates F.C.A., B.A.(Hons) Partner


William joined Brooks Mayfield in Autumn 2003, and became a partner in April 2008 – becoming one of the youngest partners in the East Midlands. 



William  specialises in providing business mentoring services to clients, which includes providing management accounts, forecasts and budgets, and general strategic advice to clients on a frequent basis. He is also one of the firms registered auditors, and as such undertakes a large amount of specialist audit work for Charities, Solicitors and FSA registered clients.



Away from the office, William has two young daughters and is heavily involved with local sports clubs, with a particular passion for rugby.

Andrew Worrall    A.C.A., F.C.C.A
Andrew Worrall A.C.A., F.C.C.A Consultant

Andrew is enthusiastic in delivering excellent service standards and encouraging clients to grow and develop their businesses.

Andrew has extensive experience having worked in both the Accountancy Profession and in Commerce in the UK and abroad. This rare combination allows him to advise clients using both his technical and commercial knowledge to help them achieve success.

Outside work he is keen on various sporting activities including rugby, cricket and a particular interest in running having taken part in several half marathons.

Ashley Akeroyd   A.C.A.
Ashley Akeroyd A.C.A. Audit manager

 Ashley joined the practice in 2015 and has quicly become an invaluable member of our audit function efficienlty managing our portfolio of statutory and speciailist audits. He has over ten years providing solid audit and accountancy advise to local businesses.

Outside of the office Ashley is married and has very recently become a proud father. He enjoys worldwide travel and is a keep runner and cyclist.    

Beverley Leonard   F.M.A.A.T
Beverley Leonard F.M.A.A.T Business compliance services

Beverley is a member of the Audit team at Brooks Mayfield.

Beverley began her audit experience with one of the top six accountancy firms before joining the team at Brooks Mayfield since 1982. In that time has had experience of numerous different trades and industries.  She is a fellow member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (FMAAT) and keeps up to date with the latest regulations and disclosure requirements through regular seminars and training. In addition to routine limited company audit work Beverley has experience of Solicitors Accounts Rules audits.

She is also involved with the production of management accounts as well as the occasional set of sole trader accounts for light relief!

Ellie Player M.A.A.T.
Ellie Player M.A.A.T. Business compliance services

Ellie is a member of Brooks Mayfield Business Services team.

Ellie started in practice in 2001 and has built her career by helping many local SME’s, having been involved with all aspects of practice accounting including looking after the UK tax affairs of several multi national companies.

Ellie’s particular strength lies in bookkeeping and accounts production. Ellie qualified as an A.A.T in 2006 and is currently studying her final A.C.A papers. Since joining Brooks Mayfield in the spring of 2012 she has established herself as a popular and respected member of the team.

Debbie Nangle
Debbie Nangle Business compliance services

Debbie is a member of the Accounts and Audit team at Brooks Mayfield.

Corinne Springthorpe M.A.A.T
Corinne Springthorpe M.A.A.T Business compliance services
Corinne is a member of the business services team at Brooks Mayfield.
Corinne started working in practice in 2012 after finishing her A-levels and went on to qualify as a M.A.A.T in 2015. Corinne’s strength lies with accounts production but she also has experience in bookkeeping. Outside of work Corinne enjoys hosting events and cooking for friends and family.  Corinne joined the team in 2017. 
Paul Bennett
Paul Bennett Tax Department Manager


Paul is the manager of the tax department at Brooks Mayfield after joining us in 2012.


Paul started his career in tax in 1988, originally with Barclays Bank Trust Company in Liverpool then subsequently Nottingham and Peterborough dealing mainly with clients with large investment portfolios.


 He moved into practice after moving back to Nottingham in 1995 where he has remained since working for various firms both large and small. During this time he has mainly dealt with the personal tax affairs for Directors of SME’s, sole traders and partnerships. In addition he has dealt with the corporation tax affairs of a number of SME Ltd companies for several years.




Amy Barber
Amy Barber Payroll Department

Amy runs the payroll department at Brooks Mayfield.

Jackie Lawton
Jackie Lawton Admin Support

Jackie is a member of the admin support team at Brooks Mayfield.

She has been with the company since autumn 2003 and in that time, in additional to her normal secretarial duties she has taken on additional administrative work including H & S, office accounts, Companies House filings and time & fees.

Poppy  Lockwood
Poppy Lockwood Admin Support

Poppy is a member of the admin support team at Brooks Mayfield.

Poppy joined the company in the summer of 2017 after several years working in the legal field. In addition to her normal secretarial duties she has taken on additional administrative work including Companies House filings and database management.