James Leigh


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James has over 20 years’ experience in accountancy.  He joined Wilkins Kennedy from BDO in 2011 as a Senior Manager and became a partner of the firm in 2015.    

James has a large and varied portfolio, supporting businesses sized from sole traders to large corporates.  Using his expertise in auditing (including looking after a number of larger group audits), James supports companies from the property, technology, hospitality, manufacturing and professional services industries.  He works proactively and collaboratively with clients, helping them to achieve their business goals and objectives.

James is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (ICAEW).

A keen sportsman and avid follower of Manchester City, James plays badminton, tennis and football on a regular basis, as well as the occasional round of golf when the time allows.  Married and with a family, James also describes himself as taxi driver to his three young sons.

Areas of expertise

  • Audit and assurance
  • Property & Construction
  • Technology
  • Solicitors

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