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Marcus Longbottom FCA


Marcus joined the partnership in 2007 having previously been a partner in a South Yorkshire practice. He qualified in 1992 and became a fellow of the Institute in 2003. Marcus has extensive knowledge of Rural based businesses and is the partner responsible for our Rural, Agricultural and Land Based clients.

Nick Lawrence

Associate Partner

Nick has a background in finance working for a high street bank for almost 17 years. During this time he held many managerial positions within the personal, business and commercial sectors of the Bank.

In 1999 Nick decided on a career change and moved in to accountancy, qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2001 with a large regional practice. In 2003 Nick joined Moore Scarrott.

Nick’s banking background means he is well placed to give advice on the financing options for businesses. He regularly advises on "start up" situations and "buy in" situations as well as acquisitions and disposals.

Nick committed his long term future to the Moore Scarrott Partnership by becoming an Associate Partner on 1 December 2010. Nick holds Special Lecturer status with the University of Nottingham where he lectures on the subject of accountancy and finance.

Simon Tapp ACA FCCA

Associate Partner

Qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1999 and becoming a fellow of the Association in 2004, Simon has been with Moore Scarrott since 2005.

A Farmer's son from Mid Devon, Simon provides accounting, tax and business advice to smaller incorporated and non-incorporated businesses, owner managers and sole traders, including Agricultural and Rural based businesses

Andrew Law CTA

Head of Tax

Andrew joined Moore Scarrott in 2017 having worked in accountancy practice throughout his 30 year career (he doesn’t look old enough!) He specialised in tax work shortly after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1984 before moving on to become a Chartered Tax Adviser.

His experience spans all the many facets of tax faced by the owner managed business and wealthy individuals including dealing with entrepreneurs, their businesses, trusts and private financial affairs.