Phil Taylor - Senior & Managing Director

Phil is the practice's senior and managing director with some 40 years' wide ranging experience in the profession. In addition to a varied portfolio of clients, Phil heads the practice's specialist medical practitioner team and is a member of the Institute's Healthcare Group and Taxation Faculty.

Phil is married with two grown-up daughters and four grandchildren and in his spare time can be seen indulging in his life long passion for flying, he has held a pilot's licence for over 20 years.

When not aviating Phil enjoys gardening and playing tennis.

John Davis

John gained a degree in Business Studies before he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with a five partner Birmingham practice. He then gained valuable post qualification experience with the Birmingham office of a national practice before deciding to specialise in the SME market. This lead to a move to Bakers in 1986 where he was appointed a partner two years later.

John has over 30 years experience advising small and medium sized businesses, including professional practices and adopts a hands on approach to his clients. He is also a Fellow of the ICAEW and is a member of their Solicitors Special Interest Group.

John is married with four children and is a recent grandfather twice over. He is also a honorary treasurer for his local church and tennis club, where he is also an active playing, though not necessarily winning member.

Associate Director

Malcolm Dickson

After obtaining a degree in Accountancy, Malcolm trained with a local Droitwich practice and qualified whilst working for a four partner practice in Birmingham.

Having joined Bakers in 1984 and becoming a partner in 1986, Malcolm has continued to provide professional advice to SME businesses and develop a strong relationship with his clients by providing a one-stop approach for accountancy services.

Malcolm has a grown up daughter and has recently become a grandfather for the first time. He plays golf as often as possible and takes an interest in most sports.

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