David Kaye Chartered Accountant
One of the North West’s most experienced insolvency practitioners, David has handled thousands of cases, both corporate and personal. He also heads the firm’s commercial fraud unit, acting for the defence in many high profile cases. He has practised insolvency since 1977 and was one of the first to become licensed in 1986. He qualified in Chartered Accounting in 1974 and joined Crawfords three years later. He sits on the Ethics Advisory Service of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and is also an Accredited Mediator. His interests outside accounting include modern jazz and hill walking.
Tony Wacks Chartered Accountant
The firm’s senior partner, he heads up the audit and tax departments. After qualifying in Chartered Accounting in 1971, he joined sole trader Stanley Crawford in 1973 and has since then helped guide the firm to its current size with six partners. Similarly, he has helped many SME client companies to develop their full commercial potential. In his leisure hours he has raised many thousands of pounds for children and adults with learning difficulties through sponsored cycling marathons in inhospitable terrain.
Alex Kachani Chartered Accountant
A specialist in insolvency and corporate recovery with particular emphasis on personal insolvency and debt counselling. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 1978, joining Crawfords in 1983. He became a partner one year later and a licensed insolvency practitioner in 1986. He is a member of R3 – the Association of Business Recovery Professionals.
Michael Pawson Chartered Accountant
A general practitioner with a wide range of experience in audit accounting and taxation matters. He takes an active interest in the development of small to medium sized companies with whom he values a close working relationship. Qualifying in chartered accounting in 1982, joining Crawford three years later and becoming a partner in 1987.
Daniel Prais Chartered Accountant
An experienced general practitioner embracing all facets of accounting, taxation, audit and commercial fraud. Has a special interest in computing for both business and personal use having been directly involved with producing a cardiac risk assessor used by GPs throughout the UK. He joined the firm in 1988 and became a full partner 10 years later. Daniel together with Roy Becker head up the firm’s healthcare team.
Roy Becker Chartered Accountant
Specialises in accountancy, audit and taxation with particular expertise in manufacturing, retail, wholesale, professional firms, trades and charities. Having previously worked on computer research, management and cost accounting for multi-nationals, he also provides training and advice in the set up and use of computer accounting programmes. Qualified in Chartered Accounting, he has been a partner since 1977.
Daniel Rubinstein Chartered Accountant
A general practitioner with a wide range of experience in audit and assurance, accounting and personal and corporate tax. He specialises in management and systems solutions with particular expertise in providing consultancy and due diligence services to small and medium sized companies.