David Smith

David Smith

Year joined: 1972

Role: Senior Client Advisor

Professional background

David is senior client advisor managing a wide portfolio of owner managed businesses based throughout Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. He firmly believes in the firm’s culture of becoming a vital part of our clients’ businesses and advises on all aspects of clients business and personal affairs, establishing long term and trusting relationships with our clients.

Areas of expertise

David specialises in having a close working involvement with our clients and their bankers and financial advisors, helping them to obtain the financial support they require and providing guidance in all aspects of their business and personal affairs.

David also oversees the firms RTI and auto enrolment process to ensure that clients are fully compliant with the latest regulations and aware of their responsibilities.


David’s personal interests include football (sadly he is a keen Nottingham Forest follower), golf and he is also actively involved in fund raising in the local community and is currently chairman and treasurer of a local charity.

Excellent corporate and personal tax advice

David Smith and his colleagues at Essex Abel … have supported both the business and myself to meet the ever changing requirements of my affairs. As well as providing excellent corporate and personal tax advice, they have helped me plan for both the future of the business and myself.

David Smith has been a trusted advisor during this time, providing timely, regular and relevant guidance to my affairs.

The level of service provided by Essex Abel has been first class and I have no hesitation in recommending their services.

Derek AucottChairman Double Glazing Supplies Group PLC Head Office: Castle Donnington, Derbyshire - Branches: Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Swansea, Caldicot, Maidenhead, Brentwood, Exeter, Belfast, DublinDouble Glazing Supplies Group PLC