Pat Burnham | Principal

After running her own practice for many years, Pat decided that she really wanted the support and expertise of a larger firm and she joined Hillier Hopkins as a partner in 2004.

Skills and experience

Having been responsible for running the "whole business", she understands completely the day to day concerns and problems that every business owner has and can offer advice and reassurance on many levels from accounting and taxation through to general management.

Pat deals mainly with owner managed businesses ranging from sole traders to companies with turnovers up to £5million and deals with all aspects from start-ups through to sales of businesses and retirement. Her down to earth approach and straightforward style makes it easy for new business owners to understand their duties and obligations and she will always offer practical guidance and advice.

Pat has many clients in the construction industry including associated professions such as architects and surveyors and even understands the complexities of the H M Revenue & Customs Construction Industry Scheme!

Pat also has considerable experience in negotiating successful outcomes to disputes between partners and directors.