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 the current chair of the Tax Faculty at ICAEW and an ICAEW council member. Assisting the institute on both accounting and tax technical issues Raj is involved in tax policy matters; reviewing and commenting on consultation documents; and improving HMRC engagement with the public and tax professionals.
Emily is a member of ICAEW and CIOT and joined Raj as a partner of Litchfields in October 2019. Supporting clients with both day-to-day technical matters and long term planning, Emily enjoys being able to provide clients with a personal, tailored service – one of the benefits of being a boutique practice. Away from work, Emily has a passion for dance, and currently teaches locally to where she lives.
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.
Having joined us from the commercial sector, previously working for a luxury label manufacturer and distributor, Fernando is ACCA qualified and 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. A father to two tortoises and backpacker, there is never a dull moment to be had when in his company.
Ioana joined Litchfields in 2018 from a similar sized firm having previously obtained a BSC (Hons) in Financial Economics with Accounting. 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)!
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)!
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.
Joining the Litchfields team towards the end of 2018, Thomas has since completed his AAT studies. With a strong eye for detail, as well as efficiency, Thomas assists Binita with her portfolio of clients from bookkeeping, to preparation of accounts and tax computations. Thomas is now studying towards his Chartered qualification which he plans to complete over the coming 2 years. A keen chef, Thomas loves travelling and experiencing different cultures and cuisines.
Tommy joined Litchfields after the much-publicised campaign of recruiting apprentices. 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 training staff on internal systems. A passionate Chelsea fan, he still harbours hopes to trade his books for boots!
As the newest member of the team, Henna is Litchfield’s payroll manager dealing with payroll and pension affairs for our clients. Henna has considerable experience working with in house payroll teams for large employers which along with her organisation skills, means she is great for the role. With a passion for boxing, you’ll find Henna at the punch bag after work.