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Binita Vekaria
Client Manager

Binita has been with Litchfields since 2011 and has built up experience in the Barristers sector, as well as Healthcare, HNWI as well as complex sole trader and partnerships. Joining Litchfields as a qualified ACCA member, her holistic approach to dealing with and solving matters efficiently means that our clients can be rest assured they are being well looked after. Becoming a mother to twins, she actually comes into work to “de-stress”!

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Emily Nash
Client Manager

Emily joined Litchfields as a client manager, having trained and qualified as an ACA at a similar sized firm. With a keen eye for detail and problem solving, she is currently studying towards her CTA qualification. Away from work and studies, Emily has a passion for dance, and currently teaches locally to where she lives.

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Fernando Quintana
Client Manager

Joining us from the commercial sector, previously working for a luxury label manufacturer and distributor, Fernando brings his unique insight and nous to the team. His attention to detail and methodical approach to projects such as business mergers and restructurings ensures that our clients can continue with their work on a day to day basis seamlessly. Being already ACCA qualified, Fernando is currently studying towards his CTA qualification. Most recently, a father to two tortoises and backpacker, there is never a dull moment to be had when in his company.

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Ioana Dragan
Trainee Chartered Accountant

Ioana joined Litchfields in 2018 from a similar sized firm. Her experience in unravelling complex client accounts demonstrates her ability to take challenges head on. Currently studying towards her ACA, her experience to date continues to add value to the range of services we’re able to offer to clients. Outside of work, Ioana loves spending time with her cat and her husband (in that order)!

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Mandip Jhita
Office Manager & Administrator

At the heart of the Litchfields team, Mandip is our office manager and responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the office, ranging from all external correspondence and managing workflow, to all administrative matters and making sure clients are being well looked after. Growing into the role since 2017, she is probably the first person to speak to you, always with a smile and ready to help! A self-confessed foodie and shoeaholic, she is Litchfields resident macaroni and cheese loving shoe fitter (every office needs one)!

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Raj Shah
Partner

One of the founding partners at Litchfields. Raj is currently the managing partner and member of both the ICAEW and CIOT. Building the client base into several niches, his expertise lies in providing constructive and value adding advice across different areas, to clients. Raj is a member of several faculties with the ICAEW, helping the Institute to deliver on member services and provide a voice on behalf of members to other regulatory bodies. Outside of work, his interests are cooking, travelling the world and climbing mountains!

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Rashik Vekaria
Partner

Training at a Big 4 firm as a graduate trainee, Rashik joined Litchfields in 2009 bringing audit experience to the firm. Building experience across different areas of the firm, Rashik was promoted to Partner in April 2014. Over the years, he has worked on helping clients adapt to new technologies, cost optimisation strategies and domestic/international VAT. In addition, he continues to be involved with clients covering assurance and advisory, including audits, valuations and business restructurings. He also has a focus on helping startup businesses and helping them get off the ground, via regular seminars and intuitive planning, ensuring clients receive the highest standard of service. Outside from work, Rashik volunteers his time to different projects covering areas such as youth development, leadership and education.

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Roshni Kerai
Trainee Chartered Accountant

Joining Litchfields in 2018 from a similar sized firm, as a graduate trainee, Roshni has already proven her mettle in different areas of becoming a chartered accountant. Having completed her degree in Maths with Finance and Accounting in 2016, her analytical and logical approach to dealing with client affairs has led to Roshni taking responsibility within a short period of time. In addition to volunteering her time as a language teacher, Roshni spends her free time cooking, dancing and travelling.

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Thomas Day
Accounts & Payroll Trainee

Joining the Litchfields team towards the end of 2018, Thomas comes on board as Litchfields’ second apprentice. With a strong eye for detail, as well as efficiency, Thomas is involved with payroll and book-keeping across many of our clients. Working alongside the client managers, Thomas hopes to get through his AAT studies as soon as possible, before moving ahead with his Chartered qualification.

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Tommy Cox
Trainee Accountant

Tommy joined Litchfields after the much-publicised campaign of recruiting apprentices in 2014. Although a small firm, we were determined to bring on board a bright, promising talent and help them on their way to qualifications and a career path. Tommy is currently studying towards his AAT and has become an integral part of the Litchfields team, taking responsibility for client affairs, as well as payroll and training staff on internal systems. A passionate Chelsea fan, he still harbours hopes to trade his books for boots!

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