The Maplebrook Services Team
FCA | MIPW | STEP Affiliate
Wayne Barnett is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales having been a senior partner of a London practice. He subsequently left the City in 2003 & as well as maintaining a small accountancy practice for valued clients and friends went into commerce using his entrepreneurial experience gained over his accountancy career. In 2006 he won the Sunday Times / Virgin Atlantic Fastest Growing Private Business award having created a Management Services Company for IT consultants and growing it from Zero to £60M turnover in 3 years. Also, in that year he won the Daily Express Small Builder of the Year award for a small development built and partly designed by him and his wife Anne. During the 2010’s Wayne created a payroll company in the U.K. paying delivery drivers under PAYE whilst maintaining their status as self-employed, the principle end client being Amazon. In 2017 Wayne retired to Cyprus, having had a holiday home here since 2004, but spotted a business opportunity to provide expert and professional advice to the British Expatriates living in Cyprus regarding Legacy Planning including Wills, Trusts & Lasting Power of Attorney documents. Already having the tax and trust knowledge from his career in accountancy, Wayne trained and qualified as a Member of the Institute of Professional Willwriters (IPW) as well as becoming an affiliate member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) and established Maplebrook Services Limited here in Cyprus.
Tia Christodoulou is a South African born Cypriot who studied law and gained experience in her father's law firm in South Africa before moving to Cyprus in 2005. Tia has represented the South African Cypriot community in the World NEPOMAK Conference in Cyprus. Tia is the Business Administrator for Maplebrook Services.
MIPW | NALP Paralegal
Beth Darvall is British born, but raised in Cyprus from the age of 7 to 15 with her family. She made Cyprus her home once again at 21. Beth has been studying law since college and has now progressed to become a qualified Paralegal under the National Association of Licensed Paralegals (NALP) and a qualified Will writer and a Member of the Institute of Professional Will Writers (IPW). She first entered the Private Client Law world in 2016 in a law firm in Southampton where vital experience and knowledge was gained on Wills, Trusts, Lasting Power of Attorney documents and Inheritance Tax Planning whilst working directly under the Head of Private Client Law. Beth is a Legacy Planner and qualified Will Writer and joined Maplebrook Services Ltd in July 2021.
Anne Barnett has worked for the firm since its inception. Although Anne's formal job description is Company Secretary, she is involved in corporate decision making, marketing, office management and offering her perspective on articles and company literature.
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