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.


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 Values

• Honesty and integrity

• Excellence in reputation

• Encouraging individual ability

Our Vision

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

Key Statistics

Our Locations

• North West

• Yorkshire & North East

• London

• Scotland

Gender Split

28% of our partners are women

Service Lines

  • Corporate Finance
  • Transaction Services
  • Business Recovery
  • VAT Advisory
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Tax Consulting
  • Wealth Advisory
  • Private Client Tax
  • Business Planning
  • Fund management
  • Angel Investing
  • Equity Finance

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

28 / 48

Growth per Annum



  • 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​