John is the senior partner and principal shareholder of Figueira Chandler Associates – Chartered Certified Accountants.
After leaving university John gained extensive experience having trained initially in Practice at BDO and Bryden Johnson & Co firms of accountants. He then worked in Wates Building Group, Logica-CMG, Nando’s and various other companies in a financial role. In 2002 he joined as a Partner at Laurence Chandler Associates which evolved into Figueira Chandler Associates in 2012.
Having experience both in Public Practice and Industry he has an excellent awareness and outstanding knowledge of the pressures of owning and managing a business.
Laurence Chandler was the founding member of the firm and now works as a consultant for Figueira Chandler. He has unparalleled insight of tax issues and is famous for dealing with HM Revenue and Customs Tax Inspectors and managing positive outcomes. Laurie served as a Magistrate in Kingston upon Thames for nearly 23 years and frequently sat in Kingston Crown Court on appeals against decisions made in other Magistrates’ Courts.
Barry Chandler has been providing our clients with high level accounts, payroll and VAT services for over 25 years. This has provided our business with the required stability to enable us to grow successfully year on year. Barry is renowned for his timely and accurate support to our clients.
La works in both accounts production and administration and has been with the firm for over 15 years.
Charlotte Figueira is married to John and supports the business in marketing and administration of the practice.