Douglas Florence

After qualifying as a chartered accountant with (what is now) Ernst & Young, Douglas specialised in taxation from 1975. Since 1990 he has specialised in trusts - the legal, accounting and taxation aspects - and when he left Ernst & Young was responsible for the trust practice in Scotland and Northern Ireland. He has also been an examiner in taxation for The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. In addition to being a member of STEP , Douglas also has a paralegal qualification in Scots Wills, Trusts and Executries.