Bright Grahame Murray boosts services with three new partners

Bright Grahame Murray is delighted to announce the recent admissions of Brian Clifford and Jessie Hu to Partner, with David Lucas joining them from 1 October 2022 .

Brian, who specialises in Audit and Assurance Services looks after a significant portfolio of clients providing advice on a range of accounting, financial reporting and tax matters.  Brian is particularly experienced in owner-managed businesses, advising on a broad range of subjects including corporate and personal taxation, management information and many other corporate issues. In his role as Partner, Brian will continue to provide a high quality, efficient and proactive service to all his clients.

Brian’s aim is to make accountancy for clients as simple and cost effective as possible. In addition, Brian is a Director of BGM Lewis Hickie, a specialist Service Charge Accounting practice, as well as BGM Helmores Limited.

Jessie, who specialises in Private Client taxation, joined Bright Grahame Murray in 2017, and works with individuals, partnerships and trustees on all aspects of their tax affairs. Jessie has extensive experience on a wide range of private client tax issues, both compliance and advisory, with particular expertise on individuals with domicile and residence issues as well as those with offshore trusts and with family or business interests outside the UK. She is also familiar with UK domestic private client matters including profit extraction, property matters and the interaction of private client and business tax issues.

David becomes a Corporate Tax Partner at Bright Grahame Murray. He works with an extensive portfolio of clients, particularly large international groups, across a broad range of sectors including real estate, insurance and transport. He has particular experience at providing advice in relation to the corporate interest restriction, group and consortium relief, capital allowances and financing transactions.

David qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser while working for a top 25 accountancy Firm and joined Bright Grahame Murray in 2021.

Mark Cole, Senior Partner at Bright Grahame Murray said:

We are delighted to welcome Brian, Jessie and David to the team. In a period of sustained growth for Bright Grahame Murray, their admissions ensure that we continue to meet the needs of an increasingly complex and demanding client base while remaining committed to providing a Partner-led service.


  1. For more information about Brian Clifford, Jessie Hu and David Lucas, please visit our website:
  2. Bright Grahame Murray is a medium-sized firm of Chartered Accountants based in Kensington, London, SW7. Founded in 1934, the firm provides a wide range of services to a diverse and sophisticated client base. Clients range from start-ups to established multinational public companies and from charities to commodity dealers. Bright Grahame Murray also acts for many non-corporate clients including proprietors of small businesses, partnerships, limited liability partnerships, pension schemes, trusts and high-net-worth individuals. Bright Grahame Murray's clients benefit from a strong partner led approach. The firm provides all clients with a Client Service Partner, who co-ordinates all the services on offer, ensuring that they make the most of the opportunities available to them.