Matt Lawford

Operations Director

Phone: 020 3817 8131

Matt is the Operations Director here at AJ Chambers. He has been with the business over 4 years and oversees the Taxation, Audit and Accounts divisions. During this time, Matt has been a key force in the drive to improve our customer-centric approach, improve the overall quality of our operations and how we deliver recruitment solutions to the UK accountancy practice market.

Outside of work Matt is kept busy with 4 children, 2 dogs and when he can find time home and car DIY!

Andrew Hilliard

Managing Director

Phone: 01702 334933

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

Kelly Copeland

HR & Finance Manager

Phone: 01702 410411

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.

Adam Munro

Principal Consultant

Phone: 0203 817 8130

Adam specialises in recruitment for Audit and Accounts in London, with a focus towards the top 10 and 100 firms. With over 10 years of experience, he has built relationships with some of London’s most prominent firms and assisted hundreds of trained accountants with their career.

Outside of work, Adam has a love for Football and IPA’s, which he now gets to enjoy both in the pub he’s built at the end of his garden.

Jess Dodman

Group Admin Support

Phone: 0203 889 8843

Jess is our Group Admin Support at Chambers Group and sits on our Head Office team. Jess works in a varied role, assisting the Senior Leadership Team and Consultants wherever possible.

Jess gets involved in the reporting, group analytics, ad-hoc projects such as assisting with retainers, internal staff training, formatting CV’s, and assisting with any other admin duties. Alongside this, Jess also communicates regularly with all of the Chambers Group customers over the telephone and via email.

Jess enjoys going to the gym, is a keen Arsenal fan, and is currently taking driving lessons, with her first practical test booked.

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

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.

Jodi King

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Phone: 0203 817 8137

Jodi is our specialist Accountancy Practice Tax Consultant, focusing exclusively on the tactical resourcing of Tax professionals for clients outside of London. His clients include Top 100 firms, as well as leading Independent Firms and specialist Tax Boutiques.

Outside of work, Jodi enjoys spending time with his family and young children, playing football and boxing.

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 and London.

Having successfully led AJ Chambers Public Practice Division covering the East of England for many years, Darren is now tasked with developing AJ Chambers Commerce and Industry (C&I) Division with our highly ambitious aim to become the Accountancy and Finance Recruitment Consultancy of choice in the East of England and London. He is passionate about helping businesses grow by matching the right talent to their specialised staffing and consulting needs and build rewarding careers for the professionals he places and he has deep experience and knowledge of recruiting within Commerce and Industry in the East of England and London, working closely with the ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA, and other professional bodies to support members’ events and training.

Darren prides himself on being a socially responsible person and an active participant in the local community in which we live and work.

Jennifer Scorrar

Marketing Assistant

Phone: 01702 416 519

Jennifer is our Marketing Assistant here at the Chambers Group, working closely with our marketing manager. She is responsible for our online footprint as well as internal communications liaising with everyone to help develop the Chambers Group brand presence in the UK.

Jen enjoys going out with her friends, spending time with her family and is a keen online shopper.

Scott Golding

Principal Consultant

Phone: 01702 410413

Scott is the Principal 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.

James Gosling

Head of Mergers and Acquisitions

Phone: 020 8092 6220

James has 8 years Banking Experience within the Coutts Media Commercial Team, responsible for a portfolio of successful business' in music, theatre, PR and talent management. Within this time, 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.

Within AJ Chambers his focus is on assisting clients to 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, he also assists clients to secure the right opportunity for their overall exit strategy for their business. James has been, and is a trusted advisor to our clients, adding value on many components of an M&A transaction and journey, ensuring professionalism and correct business etiquette and process is followed at all times.

Outside of work James enjoys keeping fit, playing table tennis and going to live music shows!

Danny Brown

Recruitment Consultant

Phone: 01727 223332

Danny is our Public Practice Consultant for Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire

Tom Sharland-Harris

Recruitment Consultant

Phone: 0203 817 8139

Tom is a specialist tax consultant, he focuses exclusively on tactically resourcing tax professionals for employers within London and Hertfordshire. His clients include professionals of all levels as well as top 100, mid-tier and boutique firms.

Outside of work Tom can be found listening to records, overwatering houseplants or tackling a DIY project.

Kieron Whitehead

Senior Candidate Researcher

As a specialist Accountancy & Finance Researcher, Kieron works exclusively in tactical resourcing for Tax, Audit, Accounts & Finance Professionals for companies and Accountancy Firms across London and the surrounding areas. Kieron also assists with the development and implementation of internal company processes and policies to ensure we can continue to provide the very best service possible to our clients and candidates.

Outside of work, Kieron enjoys the odd round of golf, and is a big Formula 1 fan.


Jason Reynolds


Phone: 0203 817 8133

Jason is a Director at Chambers Group and sits within our Head Office team. Jason takes responsibility for a number of areas of the business, from analytics and technology to training. 

Jason has over a decade of specialist recruitment experience and has benefitted from training from some of the leaders in our field. He directly looks after the development and improvement of the recruiters in the business, helping to shape their futures in the process. 

Jason is a big football fan and keen guitar player, and is married with two daughters.