Maximiti - meet the team of experts who give the advice

Experience and knowledge to share with you

Our team of experts have plenty of advice to give and knowledge to share from years of experience across a variety of disciplines - practice sale and purchase, boardroom and shareholder disputes and negotiation.


Norman Younger

Norman Younger

BA(Hons) FCCA MCIArb- Founder and director and leader of the expert team of advisers

Our accountancy practice sales and purchase team is led by director Norman Younger who started in the profession in 1989 as a trainee and has experience in building, managing and growing accountancy practices. As well as being a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants he is a qualified mediator and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Norman is an expert and  thought leader in accountancy practice sales and a regular attendee at Accountex as well as a columnist on AccountingWeb. He delivers webinars related to buying and selling accountancy practices covering topics such as practice exit and succession strategies for retiring accountants, and how to go about buying an accountancy practice the correct way.

Norman is ideally placed to give you the best and most up to date advice allowing you to make an informed decision when selling your accountancy practice or buying accountancy fees, often one of the biggest decisions of an accountant's career.


Rafael Katz

Lead mediator and senior team member and adviser

After a number of years in teaching followed by several years in business, Rafael qualified as a Mediator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. In recent years, he has actively assisted in many mediations, bringing about successful resolutions in matters ranging from boundary disputes to professional practice dissolutions, and most memorably a poorly manufactured submarine.

Rafael’s expert educational experience saw him rise to the position of Chief Examiner for one of the major UK exam boards achieving this prestigious senior appointment due to his keen eye for detail, as well as the ability to clarify complex issues and present them in a user-friendly manner.

He is well respected as a public speaker who is at home to an audience of hundreds as he is to a close-knit group, and has gained an enviable reputation for the clarity of his presentations which are peppered with good natured humour and delivered in thoroughly engaging manner.

Julian Kershner

BSc (Hons) lead team support 

Julian is a graduate in Business Management from UMIST and brings over 30 years working experience with SMEs across a wide range of sectors from industry to professional services at a senior level.

He specialises in design and management of databases and is particularly adept at analysing and summarising vast amounts of information. This enables Maximiti to optimise the search and match process for practice sales and ensure that our clients enjoy a smooth and seamless experience in a time efficient manner