Meet The Team
We are a dedicated team which strives to help you succeed. Our team is very close-knit and ensures that a unified support is provided to you whenever you need it. With expertise covering all aspects of accountancy, taxation and business advisory services, we are well placed to take a holistic view to planning for the future as well dealing with specific matters.
Laurence Bentley FCA
Laurence was born and bred in Otley but has lived in Bingley for a number of years. He became a partner in 1980.
He has wide experience of the accountancy and taxation requirements for owner managed businesses and individuals with farming being a particular interest. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Tax Faculty and also of their Farming and Rural Business Group.
He is involved with various local organisations in Otley and in his spare time enjoys railway and model engineering pursuits.
Linda P Nelson FCCA
Linda grew up in Menston and attended Leeds Girls’ High School. She commenced training with BFE Brays in 1986 and has been with the firm since then albeit on a part time basis when her three children were young.
Linda specialises in small companies including tax planning, trusts, personal tax, charities and payroll matters.
In her spare time she enjoys gardening.
David Eadon FCA
David is a native of Northamptonshire who has been living in Yorkshire for over thirty years.
David was educated at Daventry Grammar School and went on to obtain an Honours Degree in Agricultural Economics at University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. On moving to Leeds David trained with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co (now KPMG), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1981.
David joined Leslie Bray & Co in 1981, becoming a partner in 1988 and manages a varied portfolio of clients.
- Mohammad Abubakr BSc (Hons) ACA
- Janet Moore
Practice Professionals and Support Staff
- Anna Airey
- Philip Bentley
- Yvonne Dale
- Jalna Jenkins
- Helen Kaye
- Jamie King
- Nicola Toothill