Founder of the Firm
- Trinity College, Oxford (MA)
- Chartered Accountant (FCA)
- Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA)
- Expert Comptable
James is the founder of the firm, having lived and practised in France since 1983. He is both an English Chartered Accountant and a French Expert Comptable.
“My clients find it reassuring to know that they have entrusted their affairs to a firm with which they can have meaningful dialogue in their own language. Money always matters to people and they like to know that they have an accountant who is on the same wavelength as themselves.”
- King’s College London BA (Hons)
Jennifer has lived in France since 2011 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) with James Howes & Co in December 2017.
Jennifer is a private client tax specialist. She deals with French personal tax returns; the accounting and tax affairs of French property holding companies (SCIs); and trust administration, including French tax compliance for overseas trusts.
- University of Kingston-upon-Thames BA (Hons)
- Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA)
- Expert Comptable
Michaela specialises in business analysis for small and medium-sized French companies and private client work.
Michaela has lived and worked in France since 1990. She qualified as a French expert-comptable in April 2022.
- Oriel College, University of Oxford (BA)
Máire moved to France in September 2016 and joined James Howes & Co in April 2018. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) in January 2022.
Máire deals with French income tax, wealth tax and succession duty returns for wealthy non-residents and tax compliance for overseas trusts.
- University of Bristol (MSc)
Emma moved to France in February 2018 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) in August 2022.
Trainee Chartered Accountant
- University of Southampton (MA)
Ruth moved to France in December 2020 and is studying for the examinations of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA).
Alexa has lived in France since 1988.
Angélique is a qualified French accountant and the office manager of James Howes & Co.