Forensic Accounting, Litigation Support
and Expert Witness Services
Our highly experienced forensic accountancy and litigation support team provide instrumental services to solicitors, legal professionals, public bodies, corporates and private individuals. Unlike many accountancy firms we’ve got expert forensic accountants who specialise in this day to day.
We undertake civil, criminal and family instructions across a broad range of services, including:
• Contractual disputes
• Shareholder disputes
• Independent share and business valuations
• Post-transaction disputes
• Contested business loss quantification
• Matrimonial proceedings – business and share valuations
• Tax enquiries and investigations
• Fraud investigations
• Proceeds of crime (POCA) investigations
• Professional negligence claims
• Investigations into accounting irregularities
• Expert witness instructions
Who can we help?
We act for defendants, claimants and as single joint or party appointed experts and accept both private and publicly funded matters and instructions.
The forensic team at Haines Watts know the benefit of working closely with legal teams to understand and interpret the facts to help achieve the optimum outcome. Often our involvement at an early stage can be an invaluable contribution to the overall case.
We frequently work to tight timescales so our approach is flexible.
We pride ourselves on providing succinct, easily understandable expert opinion from a credible knowledgeable senior team to assist you in delivering the best service to your client.
Breadth of expertise
Offering our specialist services as part of a top 15 accountancy practice gives us the ability to access other expertise such as specialist tax, VAT, compliance, audit, not-for-profit and other industry specific knowledge and experience. This can be extremely helpful in matters with several financial complexities.