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David Shirley


David trained with NR Barton and became a partner in 1983. David has a wealth of expertise gained working in the trade for over 40 years. He specialises in audit and business advisory predominantly in the construction and leisure sectors. In 2019 David retired as a partner and now advises his clients as a consultant to the firm. His philosophy for NR Barton has always been to encourage an inclusive and supportive family atmosphere where staff work together to achieve the best for clients and the firm.

Away from the office, David is an avid sports fan and enjoys spending time with his wife Jackie. David has three grown up children and recently became a very proud grandfather.

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