Sean Watts

Partner, Bristol

Sean Watts

Sean is a tax adviser with over 25 years’ experience of advising businesses and their owners on their tax affairs.

He advises growing, entrepreneurial businesses in a variety of industry sectors, including the property, sports & entertainment, financial services, hospitality, automotive and manufacturing sectors. Sean has a particular interest in innovative companies.

Sean is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser. He sits on the firm’s National Practice Groups for both Entrepreneurs and Real Estate.

Key experience

  • Advising on tax issues associated with acquisitions, disposals and restructuring of companies, and other M&A tax matters,
  • Advising on employee incentive structures,
  • Advising on tax aspects of debt and equity fundraising, including advising companies and their investors on eligibility under the Venture Capital Schemes, including the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS),
  • Advising on capital allowances and innovative tax reliefs such as R&D tax relief.


Sean is married with two children and a dog, and lives in South Gloucestershire. He is a sports fanatic with strong allegiances to sport in the South West. To keep active, he runs and walks the dog.