Alan James - Director

Having trained with a top 20 firm in London, Alan qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1980. He spent some time as a manager with a seven partner firm based in London before setting up his own practice in 1988. Alan is a general practitioner dealing with all aspects of small enterprises, from start up through to the sale of businesses. Alan acts as an expert witness in the valuation of businesses, for divorce or other reasons. Alan sold his business in 2016 and was a partner in a six partner business. He missed the interaction with small clients and individuals hence why he resigned in May 2017.In July 2017 he re started as Alan James & Associates. He became a QuickBooks certified pro trainer in September 2018. Outside of the office. Alan is a keen networker, and a sportsman. He cycles, runs and has completed the London Marathon, climbed the three peaks and cycled from London to Paris on a couple of occasions.

Elaine Nixon - Business Support Manager

Elaine joined our team in 1993 as our office administrator. Since then her duties have expanded to include running payroll and bookkeeping services for our clients, including debt factoring reconciliations, VAT returns, and CIS returns. In addition to handling our administration and running client support services, Elaine also provides support for clients running QuickBooks, Sage Instant/line 50 and Xero. Elaine operates remotely in Carmarthenshire. She enjoys walking with her dog in the welsh countryside. She also enjoys working with her husband to refurbish their Welsh village house.

Chris Stabler - Accounts Senior

Chris joined the practice in 2004, following graduation from Southampton University. Chris has much expertise in handling the NAEA work and the Gabriel work for the FCA reporting. Chris is currently studying for his ACCA qualification. Chris is closely involved with Shepperton cricket club, and he enjoys playing cricket and watching his team Chelsea.

Olivia Martin

Olivia joined the practice in August 2019, having gained experience working with two other Accountancy practices. Olivia has a wealth of knowledge and experience, through dealing with businesses of different types and sizes. She is well known and trusted by many of our clients. Olivia has experience in QuickBooks, Xero and Sage and deals with business year end accounts and Management accounts. Outside of work, Olivia loves to bake.

Liz James

Liz is our office administrator. She deals with new client Engagement packs and manages the office at a local level. Liz has been heavily involved in Business support completing much of the necessary back office duties. Outside of work, Liz enjoys entertaining Family and Friends, as well as travelling and sightseeing.


Alan James & Associates

1 Shepperton Marina, Felix Lane
Shepperton, TW17 8NS
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