Sarah Robert

About Sarah Robert


Sarah heads up the expatriate tax team and sits in our Reading office. She originally trained and qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (C&L) before moving into their International tax team, the area in which she has specialised ever since. Sarah moved to Paris in 1994 and worked in expatriate tax/global mobility with C&L then KPMG (US satellite office) where she developed and managed the French tax team. She returned to the UK after 6 years.


Sarah has worked across all sectors including retail, manufacturing, Oil & Gas and high tech start-ups. She has several French clients ranging from overseas companies setting up in the UK, companies sending employees on assignment (inbound and outbound), private individuals and entrepreneurs setting up their own company in the UK.

Sarah assists clients and their employees with their global compliance (disclosure, reporting, tax payments) and provides planning and advice in areas such as international social security, pension plans, share schemes for mobile employees. She works with many high net worth individuals in connection with their tax affairs, including advice on investments, remittance issues and tax return preparation.

Current strategic projects:

  • Assisting a French company with a construction project at a UK nuclear power station which involves sending employees from France to the UK – advising on all UK tax and social security issues as well as overseeing the wider services provided by James Cowper Kreston (payroll, outsourcing, UK branch accounting and corporate tax).

  • Advising an individual on remitting funds to the UK under the “Cleansing” rules applicable for non-domiciled individuals.

  • Advising a senior executive moving to the US on a two-year assignment.

Email: Sarah Robert

Tel: +44 (0)118 9590261