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James Nuttall

Finance Director

James is a qualified accountant with over 16 years experience in a legal accounts environment. Having started at Lupton Fawcett as a junior member of the team, he undertook firstly AAT and then ACCA professional qualifications and now heads up the Finance Team across all of the firm's branches. He has been a key member of the support team in delivering the strategic growth of Lupton Fawcett in recent years.


  • Legal Accounts
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Finance Management
  • Finance Strategy and Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Career Milestones

  • 1998 Joined Lupton Fawcett as a temporary placement in the post room
  • 1998 Became permanent member of staff as a Trainee Legal Cashier
  • 2002 Passed Association of Accounting Technicians exams at first attempt
  • 2004 Moved from Cashiering to become Assistant Accountant
  • 2008 Passed Association of Chartered Certified Accountants exams at first attempt
  • 2008 Became Management Accountant
  • 2012 Became Head of Finance
  • 2013 Became an Associate
  • 2014 Became Deputy Finance Director

Professional Societies

  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • Association of Accounting Technicians

When not at work

James is a lover of all sports, particularly football and is a keen supporter of Leeds United (someone has to) as well as enjoying foreign travel and dining out. He is the proud father of three young children (two of which are twins) and therefore doesn’t have much spare time!

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