Nick Lawson

About Nick

Chartered Accountant. Keble College, Oxford (PPE). College captain of boats and choral scholar. Three daughters and a GP wife. Interests include barbershop and choral singing, kayaking and sailing.


  • FD Chrysler Jeep Imports UK
  • Group FD Parabis Law LLP
  • Part-time FD and consultant to many start-ups
  • Founder of HR consultancy

How I help Clients

  • Setting new businesses up
  • Sorting out accounting messes and getting the business on a suitable accounting platform
  • Financial forecasting and modelling with a view to fund-raising
  • Helping with the fundraising process by liaising with investors, lawyers and due diligence accountants
  • Making EIS and SEIS applications for investor tax relief
  • Putting EMI share options in place for key staff including business valuations
  • Adopting good corporate governance practices

Clients Say

“I wholeheartedly recommend Nick. He was an excellent part time FD for us when we first started our business”

“the transaction could never have completed without his substantial input into several key areas, including financials, cashflows, tax, bank finance and due diligence”

“Nick has an exceptional eye for detail and, at the same time, is able to deliver first class advice on broader commercial strategy”

“Nick is a first rate FD for venture capital backed businesses. He has a huge amount of experience and a lot of common sense. Strategic, but also delivers on the detail”

“he is that extremely rare combination, a CFO who is absolutely solid with the numbers combined with a fine commercial viewpoint”