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Emily Sharland

Emily Berry (née Sharland)

Business tax

Areas of expertise

Tax advice for fast-growth businesses, with a particular focus on the tech and fintech space.

Emily specialises in providing tailored advice to businesses and their founders, helping them with all their tax and accounting needs; devising and implementing strategies that effectively manage tax opportunity, risk and compliance.


Emily joined Evelyn Partners in 2013, when it was Smith & Williamson, on our graduate programme. Her background was in our Financial Services tax team but over the past few years Emily has specialised in assisting scale-up and fast-growth businesses, particularly in the tech and fintech space, with all their tax needs.

Emily co-launched the firm’s Fintech team in 2020 and helps lead our partnership with Innovate Finance, the industry body for Fintech. She does a large amount of work in the broader fintech space and was listed on the Women in Fintech Powerlist 2022.

Emily has advised clients on a wide range of tax issues, including corporate transactions and restructuring, international issues and financial service specific regulations. She also fully overseas the tax and accounting services for a large range of clients from large listed companies to smaller owner managed businesses. She works collaboratively with a number of other teams within the firm to give clients, both the business and their founders, holistic advice.

Professional qualifications/memberships

Emily is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)

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