Andrew Hilliard

Managing Director

Phone: 01702 334933

Andrew is the founder and Managing Director of AJ Chambers.  His vision is that AJ Chambers will be the most trusted public practice recruitment consultancy in the UK.

Frances Wright

Marketing Manager

Phone: 01702 410414

Frances has over 10 years of B2B and B2C experience in marketing both offline and online, bringing unique well known brand products to market in the UK and internationally. Highly skilled in digital marketing acquisition strategies, Frances is very keen to develop AJ Chambers brand footprint in the UK

Matt Lawford


Phone: 020 3817 8131

Matt is a Director, heading up the London practice divisions which include Tax, Audit, Accounts and Outsourcing. His teams’ specialise in tactical recruitment for practice professionals across London and nationally for Tax. Most recently Matt has focused on expanding both teams, starting with a Home Counties presence for Tax and additional headcount for Accounting and Outsourcing. He still enjoys running the project recruitment model at senior level and is very well placed to offer advice on future hires within tax teams small and large. His client base includes the top 100 as well as many boutique firms across the UK.

Jason Reynolds


Phone: 0203 817 8133

Jason is a Director and heads up our teams who recruit within the Home Counties, Midlands, and further afield areas of the country. Jason has many years of experience of recruiting into European countries, as well as UK recruitment, both across technology and now within accountancy practice and finance.

Jason and his team specialise in helping owner-managed businesses and independent practices to help identify exceptional talent on the market within audit, accounts and outsourcing. Additionally, they have strong relationships across National and International practices, and within Commerce and Industry

Jason is a big football fan and keen guitar player, and is married with a young daughter, with a second child on the way.


Darren Buckley


Phone: 01702 256025

Darren is a Director at AJ Chambers, with over a decade’s experience specialising in recruitment for finance professionals on behalf of accountancy firms, and for finance professionals in commerce and industry, predominantly based in the East of England.

He strategically leads the East England Division in the Chambers Group which specialises in the tactical recruitment on behalf of Finance Professionals for Accountancy Firms, varying from small and owner-managed firms (chartered and certified practices) through to the Top 20, and leading independent firms. Alongside this, he business partners with talented accountancy and finance professionals in Commerce and Industry, from Transactional and Part-Qualified Accountants through to Financial Directors and CFOs, on interim, contract and permanent basis for various organisations across the East of England.

Darren offers a consultative approach to his Clients and advice for Qualified and Non-Qualified Individuals who are seeking their next big career move, from Trainee through to Fee Earner level in Public Practice, and Newly Qualified through to Board level appointments in Commerce and Industry.


Jodi King

As a Tax Recruiter, Jodi specialises in recruiting for the top 100 firms as well as many independent and boutique firms across the home counties. 

Tom Sharland-Harris

Recruitment Consultant

Phone: 0203 817 8139

Tom is a specialist Accountancy Practice Tax Consultant at AJ Chambers, focusing exclusively on the tactical resourcing of Tax professionals for clients within Central London. His clients include Firms in the Top 10, to those across the Top 100, as well as London’s leading Independent Firms and specialist Tax Boutiques.

Kelly Copeland

HR & Finance Manager

Kelly joined as our Office Manager late in 2017 and since then she has become an integral part of the business. She now heads up our HR and Accounting function.

James Young

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Phone: 0203 817 8135


James is a senior consultant on the National team. James specialises in recruiting for public practice accountancy firms across the in Kent and across the UK.

Danielle O'Hara

Senior Consultant

Phone: 020 7183 2668

Danielle is one of our Senior Consultants and specialises in recruitment for Audit and Accounts professionals in London, from Semi-Seniors right through to Managers and Senior Managers. Her client base includes Firms within the Top 100 as well as leading mid-tiers and exciting boutique Practices too.

Kieron Whitehead

Senior Candidate Researcher

Phone: 01245 208000

Kieron is our Senior Candidate Researcher at AJ Chambers. He is also responsible for the investigation, analysis and implementation of the company’s processes and activities in order to ensure we are operating as effectively and efficiently as possible and can achieve the best. 

Alfie Thomson

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Phone: 01273 121088

Alfie is a senior consultant on the National team. His focus is on tactical resourcing for practice professionals for accountancy firms in Hampshire and Sussex, including 'Big 4' Firms, Top 10 & Top 100 National Firms and the Leading Independent and Boutique Accountancy Firms.

James Gosling

Senior Consultant

Phone: 01218 093435

James has 8 years Banking Experience at Coutts Bank within the Media Commercial Team, responsible for a portfolio of successful business' in music, theatre, PR and talent management. Within his time at Coutts James forged solid working relationships with Partners of Accountancy Practices working closely with them on many complex lending facilities, IP acquisitions and M&A transactions.

Following James' time at Coutts, due to his experience and trustworthy reputation James consulted/assisted HNW individuals and other commercial business' on various transactions globally (off market property, investment in film, sponsorship for events, and acquisitions to name a few, as a trusted individual.

Within AJ Chambers his focus is business growth for the West Midlands and further North across Audit, Accounts and Outsourcing. In addition to recruitment requirements, James is also responsible for M&A consultancy within AJ Chambers, assisting our clients identify and locate acquisition targets in line with their growth strategy, whilst supporting clients through the entire purchase process involved in acquiring a practice. In addition, we also assist clients secure the right opportunity for their overall exit strategy for the business.

Adam Munro

Manager, London Team

Phone: 0203 817 8130

Adam specialises in recruiting Accounts and Audit professionals in London, working with the top 100 as well as leading independent and boutique Accountancy firms.

Scott Golding

Principal Consultant

Phone: 01702 410413

Scott is the Principle Consultant for the East England Team. He oversees a team of specialist Consultants and Researchers, delivering an expert service to candidates and clients ranging from nationwide firms, leading regional independent firms and smaller, family run practices.