Robert Mowbray


Partner, Taylor Mowbray LLP


Robert is an accountant who has worked in and with professional service firms for 30 years and who is an expert on law firm profitability and management. He has provided training and consultancy services to over 1,000 firms across 30 countries. His clients have included everything from the largest City and Global firms, through large regional firms and down to the most entrepreneurial smaller firms. 

He is regularly asked to help with a wide range of issues including time recording, pricing and fee negotiation, project management, accelerating cash flow, strategy, profit sharing arrangements and improving the quality of management information
Robert is the author of â??Maximising the profitability of law firmsâ? and was the author of the Law Societyâ??s annual financial benchmarking survey from 2006-2009. He is the author of â??Law firm finance and administration handbook â?? A practical guide for COFAs and finance professionalsâ? and writes the annual NatWest financial benchmarking survey.

He has been voted â??Trainer of the yearâ? by the Legal Education & Training Group and is an Industrial Fellow of the Business School at Kingston University. 

Robert trained in the early 1980s with PWC and spent 20 years as a partner at Macintyre Hudson LLP before setting up Taylor Mowbray LLP with Janet Taylor in 2009 to be a niche and independent advisor to professional service firms.


Southampton University 1977â??80
Kingâ??s College school Wimbledon 1967â??76