Welcome to the family. 

At Johnston Carmichael we've been nurturing family businesses for generations and believe that building from a strong foundation with a clear vision is the best way to grow and protect your family’s future.

Our team of specialist advisers take the time to understand the passions and ambitions that drive your family and then work with you to apply these to drive the business forward.

No two family businesses are the same – nor are the commercial or competitive pressures that affect them. For that reason, we offer a range of accounting and taxation services which we tailor to meet each unique family dynamic.  Our strength is making your business our business and working with your family to help you plan for your future goals.

With over 80 years experience with working with family businesses, we've built a legacy that we're proud of but we don't rest on our laurels, we know every business is unique as are the challenges you face. Many of our advisers come from or are still part of a family business themselves - it's what we know, what we do well and what we enjoy!

Our range of services include:

  • Business structure
  • Family renumeration
  • Succession planning
  • Barriers to growth
  • Cashflow planning and profit improvement
  • Personal financial planning
  • Family wealth planning
  • Incentivising and retaining staff

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Our team are ready when you are. To start the conversation, get in touch a member of our Family Business Team featured below.


Sandy Manson

Chair and Head of Client Service

Sandy Manson

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Alexandra Docherty

Tax Partner

Alexandra Docherty

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Craig Hendry

Managing Director & Chartered Financial Planner

Craig Hendry

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Mark Houston

Tax Partner

Mark Houston

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Neil Steven

Business Advisory Partner

Neil Steven

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Jenn Stewart

Restructuring Director

Jenn Stewart

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