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Each of our service areas is actively managed by our directors, providing clients direct contact with the highest level of business advice. Delivering integrated accounting, taxation and business solutions, our teams work in unison to maximise client outcomes. Our multi-disciplinary team structure services clients from the small business sector up to ASX listed entities and international organisations.

Drew Townsend


Employed as a university graduate in 1987, Drew’s dedication, innovation and consistent ability to exceed client expectations saw his career fast-tracked. Drew was promoted to Partner, Audit and Assurance Services, on the 1st of January 1994. Drew believes Hall Chadwick not only provides a quality statutory mandated service, but also legitimately supports and assists clients with their business needs. He believes the quality of persons working at Hall Chadwick is key to firm’s success whilst his careful planning, extensive network and hard working attitude has been fundamental in Drew’s personal success. “We actively seek to provide services which can provide a timely and quality service consistent with regulatory requirements that truly value-adds for clients.” In providing these services, Drew’s goal is always to ensure the delivery of relevant and realistic information in an efficient manner. Drew’s considerable experience is an asset of Hall Chadwick. He has a team of people with enthusiasm, adaptability and energy to assist the provision of these services. He is responsible for the audit of a number of large public companies, significant private entities, and a range of schools and not for profit entities. Drew has extensive knowledge in valuing businesses and shares, preparing prospectuses, independent accountants reports and in undertaking detailed due diligence for acquisition and vendors. In undertaking these roles he has developed extensive knowledge of the rules and regulations of ASIC and the ASX. Hall Chadwick is confident that we will validate any client’s decision to proceed with us based on Drew’s dynamic and well regarded service and past achievements of successfully attaining goals. In his spare time, Drew enjoys surfing, playing golf and watching sport (specifically NRL).

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Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance)
  • Registered Auditor
  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Accountants
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Tax agent
  • Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors

Industry & Service Specialisation

  • Audits
  • Preparation of Prospectuses
  • Preparation of Experts Reports
  • Preparation of Independent Accountants Report
  • Due Diligence for Takeovers and Acquisition
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Related Hall Chadwick Service & Industry pages

  • Business Services
  • Audit
  • Corporate Finance
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