Welcome to UNL Chartered Accountants

Meeting Your Needs With Client-Focused Services

UNL Chartered Accountants pride ourselves in offering a friendly and informal service to all our clients. Using this approach the practice has continued to expand by virtue of our many client referrals.

Our office is based in Caterham, but we cater to clients nationally.

We specialise in all aspects of the owner managed business and are delighted to help in any area that we can. Use the links to explore our full range of accounting services – from business advisory to personal taxation – to see the many ways in which we can be of benefit to you.

Leadership Team

Dean Upton - Partner

Dean qualified as a chartered accountant in 1990 and assumed the role of audit manager at a four partner firm of chartered accountants based in Croydon.

In 1998 he joined Lees Chartered accountants as a partner and was responsible for introducing over 200 clients to the firm and doubling the size of the business. Whilst remaining a partner in the firm, he set up UNL Chartered Accountants, which concentrates on the tax and accounting affairs of owner managed businesses.

Nimesh Patel - Partner

Nimesh qualified with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in November 2004. In his time in the profession he has built up strong knowledge in all fields of accountancy from international groups of companies to individual personal tax. This has provided him with experience in many different industries such as construction, property management and information technology.

Clients find that his enthusiasm and energy lend themselves to what can be the arduous course facing new businesses in their first few years trading and for a number the of our larger clients Nim has been appointed financial controller to assist and manage the financial recovery of their business.

John Sheerin - Associate

John commenced his career as an accountant in 2001. He qualified with the Association of Charted Certified Accountants in a local accountancy firm and since then he has been in a top 50 accountancy firm and a top 10 accountancy firm. During this time he has worked with a number of high profile clients as well as specialising in working with owner managed businesses, providing advice, strategy and supportive solutions on tax and future growth.

His wealth of experience ensures his clients don't need to worry about the vast accounting and tax legislation. His focus is on helping businesses achieve what they want to achieve and provides them with a personal touch.