Deborah started her working life as a Legal Cashier in a commercial law firm in the heart of Manchester, this is where her love of finance began!
Having taken a gap year where she travelled to places such as Australia, South Africa and India she then came back to England to study Accountancy but always chose to stay in house within the legal profession
Deborah has been Practice Managing Law Firms for over 25 years guiding them from Sole Practitioners to Limited Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships and helped one firm to become one of the first ABS practices nationwide. She also helps obtain accreditations in Investors in People and Lexcel.
She joined Burton Copeland in April 2015 as the new Practice Director and was awarded the very first ‘Business Support Champion’ award by Manchester Law Society in 2021, an award which honours individuals of the legal profession whose contribution has gone above and beyond to help keep their practice running during the unprecedent times of the pandemic.