Watford Office

Hillier Hopkins has had a presence in Watford since 1954 and is conveniently located close to major rail and motorway links. Principals based here are ​Liam Henry, Alex Bottom, Grant Franklin, Joel Harding, Richard Malone, Martin Minett, Meeten Nathwani, Simon Speller and Robert Twydle.

Radius House
51 Clarendon Road
Herts WD17 1HP

T +44 (0)1923 232938
F +44 (0)330 024 3300


There are 2 visitor parking spaces at the front of the building or further parking is available through the access barrier and down the ramp to the lower level and park.

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  • Alex Bottom

    Alexander Bottom


    Alex is a specialist Audit Principal and acts for many of the firm’s larger corporate clients. Alex commonly advises owner managed businesses on their corporate structure and provides structured business advice with a strong rational bias.

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  • Zad Butt

    Zad Butt

    Tax Manager

    Zad has been working in tax compliance and advisory for over 15 years. He is a Fellow of the Association of Taxation Technicians.

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  • Phil Collins

    Phil Collins


    Phil is primarily an Audit Principal, responsible for a portfolio of corporate, charity and pension scheme clients. He also has specialist knowledge and experience of not-for-profit organisations.

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  • Marie Cowen

    Marie Cowen

    Senior Manager

    Marie joined Hillier Hopkins LLP in 1990 and became a Senior Manager in 2008. Marie has a wide variety of clients including high net worth individuals and small businesses.

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  • Neil Cundale

    Neil Cundale

    Senior Audit Manager

    A strong focus on people and relationships resulted in Neil being made department head for KPMG Audit in Watford until he left KPMG in 2014 to work for Hovis Bakeries. Having decided that industry was not for him, Neil has moved back to Hillier Hopkins in 2015, bringing his wealth of ”Big 4” experience to all the clients he serves.

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  • Grant Franklin

    Grant Franklin

    Managing Principal

    As well as having a portfolio of owner-managed businesses, Grant is responsible for the business valuation work within the firm and heads up the forensic department.

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  • Liam Henry

    Liam Henry


    Liam has developed a specialism in the property and construction industry, particularly in relation to the taxes that have a specific impact in this area, such as CIS and VAT.

    Contact Liam at our Watford office

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  • Richard Malone

    Richard Malone


    Richard has been a Principal with Hillier Hopkins for 20 years. On a day to day basis, Richard as well as an Audit Principal spends time consulting with Owner Managed Businesses planning growth, tax and resource strategies to maximise the return from the business.

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  • Martin Minett

    Martin Minett


    Martin looks after a wide variety of clients, mainly owner managed businesses and many have been with Martin for a number of years. He has been with the firm for over 30 years and became a Principal in 1989.

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  • Meeten Nathwani

    Meeten Nathwani


    Meeten joined Hillier Hopkins in 2001 and is qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Chartered Institute of Taxation and the Association of Tax Technicians.

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