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At Harvey John, recruitment is far from a transactional service. It’s about fostering long-term partnerships within our core markets. Quality over quantity.

Specialising in Accountancy, Tax, and Legal since 2004, Harvey John are an international recruitment firm with two offices in the heart of Brighton and a team of 15 individual skill-sets, each united by a shared vision of how recruitment should be. 

By immersing ourselves in every corner of these markets, we maintain an incredibly niche expertise, enabling us to simplify the most complex of searches. And whether that assignment takes us across Sussex, London, Europe, Asia, or the Americas, our deep sector knowledge - paired with our multi-faceted methodology - means that we provide local solutions on a global scale.

And so, by lowering the volume, we strip ourselves from unnecessary pressures and, in turn, become a trusted partner to companies worldwide.


FRP Advisory LLP

Specialist business advisory firm FRP Advisory LLP has announced the promotion of Phil Harris to director.

Phil has more than 15 years’ experience working in the restructuring market and has spent his career helping businesses in sectors ranging from retail and professional services to manufacturing and technology. He will now work closely with restructuring partners Chris Stevens and Ian Vickers as they further support businesses that face financial and operational challenges across the South East.

MHA Carpenter Box

Sussex-based chartered accountants MHA Carpenter Box has appointed the youngest Partner in the firm’s 95-year history, Sam Uwins. Sam was the youngest trainee ever to qualify as a Chartered Certified Accountant at the firm at just 22 and has now been appointed Partner in the Business Services Group at only 27.

Sam works within the media and entertainment sector providing tax and business advice to social influencers and online content creators. He now heads the firm’s new Brighton office in Ship Street.

Buss Murton Law

Leading South East law firm Buss Murton Law have announced the appointment of Kristy Underwood to the position of Partner at their East Grinstead office.

Kristy, a Chartered Legal Executive Advocate, joined Buss Murton as an Associate in November 2015. She has over 25 years’ experience in family law, wills and probate, and employment law.

She lives locally and has built up many connections both with local businesses and residents in and around East Grinstead.

St Barnabas Hospices 

Sussex-based hospices, Chestnut Tree House and St Barnabas House have appointed Rosemarie Finley as their new CEO.

Rosemarie has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare sector. She is a registered nurse and health visitor and has held a number of senior leadership positions within NHS Trusts, the charitable sector and healthcare publishing. She was Chief Executive Officer at Myeloma UK immediately prior to joining St Barnabas Hospices as interim Chief Executive in February 2019, leading to her appointment in May 2019.

Acumen Law

Acumen Law has welcomed Laura Dand to the business. A senior Family Law Solicitor with years of experience at a top specialist London firm; Laura is spearheading the new Family Law department at Acumen People. Laura has particular experience working with high net worth individuals and business owners, covering matters relating to relationship breakdowns, the financial provisions, property implications and child arrangement orders. Laura is one of several new additions to the Acumen team as the business expands on the services offered www.acumenpeople.co.uk.

Mayo Wynne Baxter

Mayo Wynne Baxter has welcomed two new Partners. Alison Kinnersley and Grant Parker have joined the MWB team following the merger with Crawley based solicitors Russell & Co in May 2019. Alison has considerable experience and is a formidable litigator. She also specialises in wills and trusts, tax planning and the administration of estates.

Grant’s focus is Family Law and deals with cases involving separation, divorce and cohabitation breakdown. He also specialises in advising and representing clients where there are domestic violence allegations.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC

Graham joined the Seagulls as Head Coach in May having spent the previous year at Swansea City. He first came to notice in football management at Östersund in Sweden, where he took the club from the Fourth to the First Division, winning the Swedish FA Cup and into European club competition all in the space of eight years.

Potter, who has yet to manage in the Premier League, also brought his entire backroom coaching team with him to the Amex, and takes his place in the dugout for the first time in August away at Watford.

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