Meet the Team

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Ketan Patel was educated in London. He started his audit training in a London based West End practice before moving to Touche Ross & Co (now Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited). After leaving Touche Ross & Co he started his practice in 1990. Ketan deals in all areas of general practice and specialises in media, the medical profession and the construction industry.

Gavin Freemantle was educated in London before joining the firm as a trainee. He qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 1973 and became a partner in 1979. Gavin deals in all areas of general practice and specialises in the provision of services to the legal profession, charities and the provision of financial services to schools.

Peter Gledhill Audit and Accounts manager joined Merchant & Co in 1996 and specialises in audits and independent examinations for Not-for-Profit organisations.

Priyanka Patel Senior Auditor, our youngest qualified ACCA member, deals with audits and accounts, specialising in media, construction, medical professionals, and hospitalities.

Elfriede Valente has been working at Merchant & Co for over 15 years, specialising in payroll, VAT and not for profit organisations

Margaret Beveridge has worked in the practice for over 20 years, providing bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and CIS services and specialising in production accounting for media clients.

Bijay Raj Dali Accounts and tax senior with years of experience of preparing company and partnership accounts, tax returns, VAT etc. Specialising in cloud-based accounting and transition for MTD.

Krishan Patel graduated with a First Class Hons degree in Maths and Finance at City University. Worked at a Pensions Platform in the City in both operations and finance, before joining Merchant & Co. Specialises in projects, integrations and current issues faced by businesses in the digital age.

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Merchant & Co was founded in 1920 by Harold Aubrey Merchant, a former mayor of Ealing. The firm has always been based along the Uxbridge Road in the Ealing and Acton area...

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