Adrian Markey is a Chartered Accountant based in Newry, Northern Ireland. He qualified as an Accounting Technician in 2010, and as a Chartered Accountant in 2013.
Since setting up the firm in 2016, he has twice been nominated for Accounting Excellence awards (in 2017 for New Firm of the Year and in 2018 for the Practice Pioneer Award).
Since 2017, Adrian has become recognised as one of the UK’s leading experts in the taxation of and accounting for cryptocurrency and blockchain applications. Adrian has been featured in numerous national press articles and interviewed by cryptocurrency websites for his views and experience in this area. He regularly holds webinars outlining the latest tax position for gains made through cryptocurrency and has also presented at the Round The Clock Trader webinar. In collaboration with BlockTax.uk, he also lobbies for improved tax guidance for cryptocurrency investors. Aside from cryptocurrency investors, Adrian also advises a number of blockchain application developers throughout the UK and Europe.
Beyond cryptocurrency and blockchain, Adrian has a wide range of experience across numerous business sectors. He has an ever-increasing base of clients in hospitality and catering which stretches throughout Northern Ireland and South East England. The firm also represents numerous clients in sectors such as consultancy, fashion, apparel, manufacturing, retail, health & beauty, farming, IT, fitness, events management and construction.