David Shirley

Consultant

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.

Specialist services and sectors

Corporate Finance

From share valuations, to raising finance, to business sales or acquisitions, our experts are here to help.

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Financial Planning and Wealth Management

Through our networks we are able to defer expert financial advice to preserve and grow their wealth responsibly.

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PAYE and VAT

Expert assistance with technical areas of the tax system.

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Tax Investigations

Dedicated and determined experts here to help when you need it most. 

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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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