The Purnells Team

The Importance of People

Chris Parkman BSc Hons, MABRP, MIPA, ACCA, Insolvency Practitioner

Chris Parkman is the Managing Director of all of Purnells Insolvency Practitioners offices. Chris will be variously found at Purnells offices in Truro, Falmouth, Helston or Dorchester. Chris currently lives in Dorchester.

Chris joined Purnells after graduating from Warwick University with an honours degree in Mathematics and Philosophy. He then qualified as a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner with The Insolvency Practitioners Association. Chris is also a Certified Chartered Accountant with the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants.

The very first insolvency appointment taken by Chris was of an Italian based company and since then he has taken numerous insolvency appointments as Administrator or Liquidator of companies throughout the Midlands, London and the South West.

Lisa Alford MABRP, MIPA, Insolvency Practitioner

Lisa Alford is a qualified Licensed Insolvency Practitioner who moved to Cornwall from Wales in March 2009.

She joined the firm in February 2001 and first qualified with CPI (Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency) in June 2004.

Lisa then successfully passed the Joint Insolvency Examination Board (JIEB) Examinations at the November 2008 sitting and takes insolvency appointments as Liquidator, Administrator, Supervisor and Trustee.

Lisa is a member of R3 - The Association of Business Recovery Professionals.

Lisa is based at the Penryn office (near Falmouth) and can be contacted by email on: lisa@purnells.co.uk

Jodie Bishop

Jodie joined Purnells as an office administrator, company cashier and insolvency case handler in May 2008.

After returning to work following her maternity leave in 2011, Jodie also took on the role as personal assistant to the managing director, Chris Parkman.

In addition to her general administration duties, Jodie now assists all case handlers with their day to day administration on their cases.

Jodie is based at the Penryn office (near Falmouth) and can be contacted by email on: jodie@purnells.co.uk

Kerry Lycett

Kerry joined Purnells in March 2009 as the office accounts administrator.

Kerry is now the firm's Practice Manager and is also one of our senior insolvency case handlers. She specialises in the company's accounts, auditing, case closures and Human Resource (HR).

Kerry is based at the Penryn office (near Falmouth) and can be contacted by email on: kerry@purnells.co.uk

Liz Norcutt

Liz joined Purnells as an office administrator in January 2013 after obtaining a Diploma in Administration at Helston Community College.

Liz is one of our senior insolvency case handlers and specialises in the daily administration of Creditors Voluntary Liquidation's (CVL's). 

Liz is based at the Penryn office (near Falmouth) and can be contacted by email on: elizabeth@purnells.co.uk

Helen Partington

Helen joined Purnells as an office administrator in August 2015.

Since then Helen has become an insolvency case handler and specialises in the daily administration of Members Voluntary Liquidation's (MVL's) and Section 1003 Applications. 

Helen is based at the Penryn office (near Falmouth) and can be contacted by email on: helen@purnells.co.uk

Jake Goosey

Jake joined Purnells in March 2018 as an insolvency case handler.

Jake currently deals with the daily administration of Creditors Voluntary Liquidation's (CVL's). 

Jake is based at the Penryn office (near Falmouth) and can be contacted by email on: jake@purnells.co.uk

Toby Lake

Toby joined Purnells in November 2018 as an insolvency case handler.

Toby currently deals with the daily administration of Creditors Voluntary Liquidation's (CVL's), Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA's) and LPA Receiverships. 

Toby is based at the Penryn office (near Falmouth) and can be contacted by email on: toby@purnells.co.uk

Sean Arnold

Sean joined Purnells in July 2019 as our Insolvency Investigator.

His role includes carrying out investigations and submitting Conduct Reports to The Insolvency Service.

Sean is based at our Dorchester office and can be contacted by email on: sean@purnells.co.uk

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