About Dow Schofield Watts

Dow Schofield Watts was established in 2002 by 3 partners who realised the accounting profession was ready for something new. We are now an award-winning team of 75 professional staff with offices based in the North West, Yorkshire, London and Scotland.

Overview

Our Purpose

To provide opportunities for professionals to develop their own businesses and for those businesses to help their clients find successful solutions for their commercial and financial objectives.

Our Vision

Dow Schofield Watts has the goal of becoming the most sought-after location for ambitious professionals to develop their own businesses.

Our Values

  • Trustworthiness
  • Integrity and ethics
  • Communication
  • Team players
  • Collaborative
  • Mentoring
  • Comfortable with change
  • Community

Key Statistics

Our Locations

North-West-DSW
North West
Yorkshire-DSW
North East
London-DSW
London
Scotland

Gender Split

International Connections

DSW Gender Split
Female partners at DSW
Others Gender Split
Female partners at larger firms

Dow Schofield Watts has developed an extensive network of selected M&A advisory firms in 18 key geographies around the globe via Pandea Global M&A.​

Partner to Employee Ratio

Growth per Annum

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At DSW
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At Larger Firms
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Key Statistics

Our Locations

North-West-DSW
North West
London-DSW
London
Yorkshire-DSW
North East
Scotland

Gender Split

DSW Gender Split
Female partners at DSW
Others Gender Split
Female partners at larger firms

International Connections

Dow Schofield Watts has developed an extensive network of selected M&A advisory firms in 18 key geographies around the globe via Pandea Global M&A.​

Partner to Employee Ratio

key stats-05
At DSW
key stats-06
At Larger Firms

Growth per Annum

key stats-03
Private Client Tax
Business Planning
Fund Management
Angel Investing
Equity Finance
Debt Advisory

Awards

  • International Deal of the Year at Insider’s 2019 North West Dealmakers Awards
  • Corporate finance team of the year at the Yorkshire accountancy awards 2019
  • 1st in the North of the UK in the Experian report 2019
  • Top 10 in the uk in the Experian report 2019
  • Mid market corporate advisory team of the year at the insider awards 2015/16/17

We plan to increase our service line offering and expand our geographical presence by appointing over 20 new partners in the next 18 months​

Our Values

At the heart of our culture is a set of values that bring out the best in our people. These values help us work together and bind us closer as an organisation.

Trustworthiness. Trust is the foundation of relationship. Without trust there is nothing. Our partners and employees should enjoy the trust and confidence of their other partners.

Integrity and ethics. Partners and employees should always be seeking to do the “right thing” and uphold the highest professional standards.

Communication. Partners and employees ought to be clear, candid and courteous and to seek the facts to provide insight and understanding.

Team players. Our partners and employees are highly motivated to focus on their own businesses, but they should show willingness to help others to build their business and to help manage and grow the network.

Collaborative. Working in a collaborative cooperative team orientated manner.

Mentoring. Partners have an important mentoring responsibility. Partners play a crucial role in instilling a sense of belonging and confidence in employees and in new Dow Schofield Watts partners.

Comfortable with change. Our partners and employees will ordinarily have a healthy attitude to their own practice development.

Community. Partners and employees should seek to act responsibly in their representation and promotion of the firm in our various communities.