David Shirley


David trained with NR Barton and became a partner in 1983. David has a wealth of expertise gained working in the profession for over 40 years. He specialises in providing business advisory services, 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 loves the great outdoors and enjoys spending more time with his wife Jackie. David has three grown up children and is also a very proud grandfather.

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Corporate Finance

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Financial Planning and Wealth Management

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Expert assistance with technical areas of the tax system.

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Tax Investigations

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Construction & Property

The right advice to help you build your business.

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Leisure & Hospitality

Our advice is tailored to give you the tools to grow your margins.

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Transport, Distribution & Logistics

Sector specific advice to help make sure you’re on the right road.

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