Forensic Accountancy Expertise
Our team of forensic accountants has a wide range of skills and many years’ experience in providing quantum assessments and financial investigations to assist in the settlement of financial and legal disputes.
Forths Forensic Accountants are instructed by solicitors, insurance companies, corporate organisations, local authorities and private individual in both Claimant and Defendant scenarios, ranging from complex multi-million pound disputes to claims valued in the thousands. Our team of forensic accountants are consistently praised by clients for their independent, expert and robust opinions and specialist expertise.
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We have honed our specialist forensic accountancy expertise over the years and areas in which we have considerable experience include:
Our forensic accountants assist in quantifying the elements of loss in all types of personal injury, clinical negligence, industrial disease, military and catastrophic/fatal cases. Our expertise covers loss of earnings, loss of profit, loss of pension, loss of dependency and loss of years in both self- employed and employed scenarios.
We undertake a considerable number of instructions to assist in the assessment of losses in insurance litigation cases, particularly in relation to business interruption claims (i.e. loss of profit for self-employed individuals). Forths are also experienced in handling Section 8 matters.
The criminal and fraud investigations team at Forths assist in a wide range of criminal cases that involve a financial element. Our forensic accountants are regularly instructed on matters relating to proceeds of crime (POCA), money laundering, conspiracy to supply drugs, confiscation orders and conspiracy to defraud investigations.
Our fraud team at Forths assists individuals and businesses in all types of fraud investigations, whether they be relatively low level and opportunistic, or large scale and systematic. In this area we assist businesses in director and employee fraud matters.
We are highly experienced in assisting individuals and solicitors in a wide range of commercial disputes, our expertise in this area includes shareholder/partnership disputes, breach of contract, product claims, warranty claims, compulsory purchase orders and class actions.
We are often instructed in professional negligence matters where a professional has given poor quality advice. Our expertise in this covers solicitor negligence, accountant negligence and surveyor negligence.
Our forensic accountancy expertise assist in claims against mis-sold financial products and services by a financial institution or professional such as banks, mortgage providers and pension advisers. Our expertise in this regard covers mis-sold mortgages and quantum assessments of claims, including class actions.
It is most commonly the case that there is a dispute over finances and assets when a couple divorce, Forths are regularly instructed to conduct financial investigations to trace hidden bank accounts assets and to conduct business valuations.
Over the last few years HMRC has been pushing hard to clampdown on tax evasion. Forths have extensive experience in advising individuals who are subject to a full tax investigation by HMRC. We understand how HMRC work and are able to be the go between during what most experience as a stressful time. We also assist in making voluntary disclosures of tax liabilities to HMRC.
Given our structure we are able to handle high volume caseloads in all areas.