About Us

By combining the best traditions of personal service with modern accountancy techniques and expertise, Fairhurst has an established reputation within the professional and financial community in the North West. Working in close partnership with clients and developing and refining services to meet their needs, is the cornerstone of the firm’s professional philosophy, and the foundation of past and future success.


  • Gary Edgerton Cert PFS FCA
  • John Fairhurst BA(Hons) FCA
  • Jane Dennis BA(Hons) FCA
  • Steve Elliott CTA
  • Patrick Morris ACA CTA

Practice Manager

  • Jo Ellis-Clarke ACMA

Fairhurst is registered to carry on audit work and regulated for a range of investment business activities in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk for the UK and www.cro.ie/auditors for Ireland, under reference number C005314926.

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009, details of our professional indemnity insurer is available from the partner in charge of your affairs. The territorial coverage is worldwide excluding professional business carried out from an office in the United States of America or Canada and excludes any action for a claim brought in any court in the United States of America or Canada.


“It was very refreshing to visit a firm with such high training ideals and obvious commitment to students and their training”. Kevin Butler, Regional Training and CPD manager, ICAEW.