Our team of experts have plenty of advice to give and knowledge to share from years of experience across a variety of disciplines spanning decades.

We bring in the most suited professional to a situation under the guidance of Norman and Julian, who oversee the operation.

Norman Younger

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

Our accountancy practice sales, business transfer and mediation 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.

He has over 20 years experience advising on boardroom problems between directors and shareholders, and nearly as long in accountancy practice and business sales.

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 columnist on AccountingWeb. He regularly delivers webinars related to buying and selling accountancy practices and businesses covering topics such as business and practice exit and succession strategies for retiring accountants and businesspeople.

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, business or resolving boardroom disputes.  Accountants and company directors are welcome to email Norman to arrange a confidential chat via phone or Zoom.

Julian Kershner

BSc (Hons) – General manager and dealflow co-ordinator

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 and ensure that our clients enjoy a smooth and seamless experience in a time efficient manner.

Julian’s discretion and organisational ability enables us to deliver the boutique service that underpins our operation and bring our team of experts together for your benefit.

Rafael Katz

Mediator and deal Manager

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 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.

Rafael is experienced as a negotiator in the field of business transfer, using his keen listening observational and people-management skills to bridge the gaps between parties, suggesting innovative solutions where others may have given up.