About us

Our priority is to deliver first class client service.

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Gane Jackson Scott LLP was established in 1870 and today, we continue to build on our enviable reputation for providing excellent advice and first class service to our business and personal clients alike.

We have many clients in the local community and service businesses, small and large, across many sectors including:

  • Construction industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Service sector
  • Retailers
  • Professions
  • Charities
  • Clubs and Associations
  • Pension Schemes
  • Property Rentals

As well as accountancy, audit and tax skills, our three partners also have extensive experience which enable us to provide clients with a first class tailored service. With our wealth of experience we pride ourselves on delivering an unparalleled service to all clients, whatever their size or sector.


We are headed up by the 3 Partners:

Graham O'Malley, FCA, CTA, FCCA

Articled to a firm of chartered accountants in 1971, Graham qualified as a chartered accountant in 1975. He then specialised in tax and qualified with the Chartered Institute of Tax in 1977. In 1979 he started his own practice which merged with Gane Jackson Scott in 1995.

Malcolm Dewhurst, FCCA - Partner

Malcolm started training with Gane Jackson Scott in 1976. He qualified as a chartered certified accountant in 1982, and became a partner in 1985.

Paul Thain, FCCA, BA (Hons) - Partner

Paul qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1999 having joined as a trainee in 1997. In 2009 he became a partner of the practice.

In addition to traditional auditing, accounting and tax services we also provide advice on how to improve and develop your business.

Whether you need an integrated business strategy, access to corporate finance or specialist tax advice we are here to help you achieve your goals.

Our Team

We are ably supported by the following members of staff:

Audit, Accounts and General Taxation

  • Kenny Balding, ACCA
  • Sandra Barrett, MAAT
  • Jessica Beadle, MAAT
  • John Best, CAT – Manager
  • David Coale
  • Robert Day, FCCA – Manager
  • Ian Dorren
  • Neil Fraser, FCCA – Audit Manager

Company Secretarial

  • Anna Day, DipM


  • Tina Brown

Personal Taxation

  • Stephen Hayzelden – Tax Manager

Secretarial/Office Administration

  • Tracey Ashton
  • Jo Courtney
  • Marion Dewhurst
  • Kathryn Sullivan
  • Jane Tillet

Have we convinced you yet?

Please feel free to get in touch via phone email or our quick contact form.

We offer initial free consultations simply contact us to find out more.