James Norman



Professional Associations & Awards:

  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia & NZ
  • Member, Family Business Australia
  • Foundation Member, Family Business Institute
  • Tax Agent registered with Tax Practitioners Board


James Norman joined Mancell in 1995 and became Director in 1999. With over 25 years in practice and industry, James has become the backbone of Mancell. He is highly recognised amongst clients for providing taxation and accounting advice which delivers exceptional outcomes tailored to their needs and circumstances. His dedication to help clients achieve their business and financial goals has helped him forge long term relationships with his clients, built around trust and service. His specialisation includes strategic planning, wealth management and business advisory for high net wealth individuals and family groups.

James’ strong taxation knowledge stems from commencing his career working in senior tax positions at Deloitte and later spending time working as an analyst for top Canadian bank, TD Bank Group. These experiences have provided him with well-rounded knowledge in a broad range of areas necessary to provide the solutions to tackle the challenges in today’s constantly changing society.

Outside of work, James values his active involvement in community activities, where he can contribute and share his knowledge for the betterment of others. He is currently the President of Ivanhoe Grammar’s The Ridgeway Club. During his pastime, he enjoys cycling, triathlon, playing social tennis and spending time with his family.