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Matthew Lightfoot BSc ACA CTA

Matthew works on a wide range of clients, from providing accounts and audit assurance to SMEs across a variety of industries.
He has a particular interest in owner managed businesses and assisting with VAT, personal and corporate taxation matters.


After graduating from University of Southampton in 2011, Matthew joined Burgess Hodgson as a trainee accountant.
Matthew qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2014, and as a high flyer within the firm has quickly been given greater responsibility and subsequently promoted to Associate in January 2017 and Partner in 2018.
He is currently studying towards his Chartered Tax qualification, with one more exam to complete.


Matthew is currently living in Canterbury city centre with his partner Natalie, and enjoys socialising with friends and family in the local restaurants and bars.

Matthew manages and plays centre forward for the successful BH football team. He also led BHFC to their Kent Cup glory in 2016. During the summer months Matthew spends the majority of his weekends on the golf course at Ashford, playing off a handicap of 5.

Email: ML@burgesshodgson.co.uk

  • Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant