ASV Partners Chartered Accountants consists of highly educated and trained professionals who work in collaboration with specialist support staff to achieve a positive impact on the business of our clients.

Peter King

Peter King – Partner

B.Bus, FCA, MBA 

Peter is an audit, assurance and risk management professional, with over 20 years experience within ASX top 200 listed companies, private companies, associations, local and state government departments and business enterprises. In addition to audit and assurance, Peter has lead the deployment of technology within the financial services sector and provided consulting services to the transport and energy industries. Peter is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has served on a number of committees. He has completed an MBA, Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and holds a practicing certificate. Peter understands the financial needs of small business he has operated a small business offering property and business services.

In the last 7 years Peter has specialised in the audit of self-managed superannuation funds for clients that prepare their own accounts. Like his clients, Peter has established his own SMSF in order to gain more control over his financial future. Peter is currently completing a Diploma in Financial Planning, with the aim of providing financial advice. In his spare time Peter is a keen sailor and actively supports the Frankston Yacht Club as the Club’s secretary.

 Nurudeen Abbas

Nurudeen Abbas – Tax Partner


Nurudeen has a broad range of skills. As a taxation Analyst & SMSF specialist, he has provided consulting services in all areas of taxation and superannuation, specializing in corporate tax and corporate restructuring. Nurudeen has special focus on tax & business advising and has had some experience in corporate takeovers and mergers & acquisition.

His client base consists of small to medium family and private businesses in the manufacturing, retaill, engineering, pharmaceuticals and wholesale industries, to which he provides a broad range of taxation, family business and SMSF advice, and transaction support services.

Nurudeen is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a Fellow Member of the Tax Institute and an SMSF specialist from the SMSF Association. Nurudeen has completed a Master of Taxation at the University of Melbourne.

  Jose Alguera Lara

Jose Alguera-Lara – Partner

B.Bus(Acc), Chartered Tax Adviser

Jose has had over 15 years practical experience in running businesses and is well aware of the difficulties encountered by those running their own business. Jose started his accounting career working for a variety of companies listed on the Australian stock exchange but soon realised private client taxation and business advisory services was the area he wanted to specialise in. Jose has provided tax and business advice to a variety of clients. These include family-owned businesses, private clients including professionals, large corporate clients as well as Australian subsidiaries of foreign companies. In addition, he services a range of industries including real estate & construction, retail and wholesale, manufacturing and various other professional groups such as those in the health industrys.

Jose is a Charter Tax Advisor with the Tax Institute of Australia & did his tax training through the of Chartered Accountants in Australia and subsequently decided become a member of The Institute of Public Accountants. His personal objective for the practice is to provide clients with improved management information to support their decision-making processes.


 David Hindle

David Hindle – Manager


David commenced his career in the Chartered Accountancy profession in 1970 where he spent 8 years at Peat Marwick (now known as KPMG). David started his own practice working with a boutique firm in Springvale in 1979 moving it to Dingley in 1988. In 2013, he merged his practice with ASV Partners. On choosing to merge his practice, David selected ASV Partners for several reasons. ASV Partners is a highly regarded and respected firm in Melbourne with a vision to continue to develop and grow its skill sets and depth of resources, ASV Partners compliments David Hindle with a significant level of expertise and sophistication, which is attractive to him, his clients, associates and referral network. With 47 years of accounting, auditing and advisory experience gained across a broad range of areas including, compliance accounting, management, taxation, strategic and corporate advice, David is pro-active practitioner. David is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA) & member of the Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA).



Joe Brick – Manager


Joe Brick (FCPA, FCIS) who has extensive experience in business and tax accounting throughout a career spanning 30 years. His focus has always been on understanding and servicing the needs of his clients. This is a core value of his practice that will drive the future growth and success of the business.
Joe worked at various levels of management in service and manufacturing organisations for over 20 years. Most of this time was spent in roles where Joe was responsible for advising and supporting the managers of small business units. This support included being responsible for:

• Board and Senior Management Reporting
• Tenders, Budgets & Forecasts
• Acquisitions
• Tax Requirements
• Information Systems
• Strategic Planning
• Cash Flow
• Management and Statutory Accounting

Joe is a Fellow of CPA Australia and Chartered Secretaries Australia.



Karim Hwalla – Manager

BAcc, DipBus, MIPA

Karim has more than 13 years’ experience in both corporate and public practice and is excited to join the ASV Partners team. Karim is a seasoned business advisor, with particular strengths and knowledge in savvy operational and financial management. Having worked with hundreds of SMEs both in Australia and overseas, he knows just how to help an organisation streamline and grow their business more efficiently.

Karim’s true value lies in his ability to thoroughly assess organisational performance against both short- and long-term strategies, and to communicate his findings clearly to management and employees so that there is fast uptake of his recommendations. If you’re looking for not only best business practice, but a true advisor who is motivational and displays exceptional leadership, then you’ll find that in Karim.

Karim is a member of the Institute of Public Accountants.



Deborah Liu – Manager

M.Com (Acc), CPA, FTI

Deborah’s aim is always to add value to her clients’ businesses. She is passionate about the accounting and taxation industry because of how its services can help grow the bottom line of a business. She intuitively understands that through the implementation of efficient tax strategies, and the use of the most innovative accountancy tools, she can help make a positive impact to an organization of any size. She strongly believes that tax compliance is imperative and underpins a successful business.

With over 12 years professional financial experience across multiple industries, Deborah has delivered excellent results for clients in a range of areas: operational and financial management, mergers and acquisitions, business process re-engineering, strategic planning, and business and taxation consulting.

One of Deborah’s specialties is assisting Chinese investors who are looking to establish a presence in Australia.

Deborah is a member of CPA Australia and a fellow member of the Tax Institute.