John Pittalis, Managing Partner of Pittalis Gilchrist Accountants joined the practice in 1986 having qualified with Price Waterhouse in London. He is responsible for the overall running of the firm and deals with the finalisation of clients’ accounts and tax returns. He specialises in Inland Revenue enquiries and VAT investigations, particularly in the hotel and catering sectors. He also deals with insurance claims for loss of profits and has also forensic accounting work, including claims under the Criminal Justice Act for wrongful imprisonment.