Commercial Disputes

Commercial Disputes

Our experience and expertise are important in assisting clients achieve successful resolutions in commercial disputes arising out of a wide range of business relationships.  We are able to apply our forensic accounting skills in providing initial advice or as party or Single Joint Experts in areas including loss of profits claims, business valuations, shareholder and partnership disputes, professional negligence cases, employment disputes and security for costs applications. Read more

Matrimonial Disputes

We have extensive experience in dealing with the financial aspects of matrimonial disputes, often involving large businesses and high net-worth individuals.

A key aspect of our forensic accounting role in matrimonial disputes over the years has related to business valuations as part of the identification of the property and financial resources of both parties.  Our work in recent years has included a more active involvement in identifying the financial resources of the parties and a critical appraisal of the ways in which funds may be secured to effect settlements which do not jeopardise the ongoing viability of the primary business owned by one or more of the parties. Read more

Personal Injury and Dependency Cases

We have considerable forensic accounting experience and expertise in dealing with personal injury claims and fatal accident cases.

We have evaluated many aspects of quantum in personal injury claims, including the loss of earnings or profits, the loss of pension rights and the loss of dependency in fatal accident cases.  We have undertaken work on cases involving employed and self-employed individuals in various business sectors.  In addition to road traffic accidents and work-related incidents, our experience over the years has included numerous claims arising from clinical or medical negligence, mesothelioma cases and criminal injuries. Read more

Fraud and Financial Crime

We have undertaken forensic accounting work on a large number of fraud and criminal cases involving a financial element.  We have been instructed by solicitors on civil fraud cases and we have represented both the prosecution and the defence on criminal cases including fraud, theft, false accounting, fraudulent trading, money laundering and tax evasion.

We also have extensive experience in relation to confiscation proceedings taken on the basis of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA). Our work includes appraising evidence on the benefits and realisable assets alleged to have been obtained by a defendant. Read more