Trust no other accountant to fulfil the financial responsibilities of a law firm more than TBL. With more than 50 years’ experience in the sector, we’ve built a first-class reputation with solicitors and barristers as some of the most knowledgeable and well-versed accountants in the sector.

Our complete understanding of the accounting duties undertaken by a law firm means you can maximise your time spent running your business.

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Meet the TBL team

Paul Stafford FCCA - TBL Partner

Paul Stafford FMAAT FCCA MInstLM


Paul set up TBL with Chris Humpage, and provides expert advice on gifts, trusts, estate planning and more.

Having worked in Southend most of his career, Paul qualified in 1996 and became a partner in the local office of a London firm in 1998. In 2017 Paul and Chris set up a new independent practice, TBL Accountants.

Paul has a wide and varied client portfolio, including those in the Charity sector - an area where Paul has wide experience having served as trustees for a number of Charities. He believes a strong open relationship in clients of all sizes achieve their objectives. Paul is a registered auditor authorised to execute statutory audits for UK registered companies and charities.

Outside of work, Paul is a long-suffering West Ham fan, plays Tennis (poorly!) and is a local District Commissioner for Scouting.

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Lisa Keith FCA - TBL Client Manager

Lisa Keith FMAAT FCA


Lisa works with Paul Stafford in the management of his client portfolio.

Lisa is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants for England and Wales and a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians and has been working in practice in Southend for the last 4 years. She ensures that the firm's standards for quality are upheld and ensures adherence to deadlines.

Lisa has worked with a wide variety of clients and has a special interest in Charity accounting and has experience with solicitor’s accounts rules.

Outside of work, Lisa enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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