I like to understand my clients and their businesses so that I can deliver support that my clients need and value. Business owners are passionate about what they do every day and it is important that we connect with this passion. I pride myself on establishing and maintaining long term relationships with my clients.
James consults on taxation and compliance matters to families, as well as small/large locally and internationally owned businesses. He leads the immigration division of our practice.
James commenced in public practice in 1994 and spent the first 21 years of his career with a Big 4 accounting firm. He joined McLean Delmo Bentleys as a Business Services Partner in 2015.
He has broad industry experience including manufacturing, construction, real estate services, agriculture and defence. James is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting).
James also has a Graduate Certificate of Migration Law and Practice and is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN: 0957324). As a professional with both immigration and taxation knowledge, James is able to guide his international clients through the complex issues that arise with immigration strategy.
He has considerable experience working with international clients and has acted as Treasurer for Australia China Business Council Victorian Chapter.
Through knowing and understanding his clients, James is constantly looking for ways to support them in achieving their objectives.
James leads our real estate services industry group and works closely with the manufacturing industry group and our international desk.