Expert is a general practice accountant with experience of advising on a range of business, accounting and tax matters. Expert has also acted as auditor to medium sized and large companies and charities.
Expert has been an accountant for over 20 years, qualifying as a Certified Accountant in 1995 and becoming a partner in a large Kent based practice in 2000. Expert now operates through his own company, managing a portfolio of personal and business clients and preparing reports in legal disputes. Expert has been a member of the Expert Witness Institute since 2002 and is a member of the Network of Independent Forensic Accountants (www.NIFA.co.uk). He has been instructed by law firms across South East England and in London.
Expert's client profile in general practice includes individuals, sole traders, partnerships, charities and companies of all sizes, operating in the vast majority of business sectors in the UK. His general practice experience encompasses:
accountancy (for all types of entity);
specialist assurance work, including Solicitors' Accounts Rules "audit" and due diligence;
tax compliance and planning for all taxes, including income tax, corporation tax, VAT, capital gains tax and inheritance tax;
accounting systems implementation and maintenance;
PAYE and payroll systems implementation and maintenance; and
nternal reporting systems and management accounting.
Expert's expert witness experience covers a wide range of matters, including:
Matrimonial disputes, including share/business valuation, tax calculations and advisory work;
Shareholder and partnership disputes;
Business interruption and loss of profits claims;
Personal injury (loss of earnings and fatal accident claims);
Other criminal matters.
Expert has given evidence in various Courts and has attended Court as an adviser to Counsel on criminal and civil matters.
Expert's professional memberships and qualifications are:
Member of the Network of Independent Forensic Accountants (www.nifa.co.uk);
Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA);
Member of the Expert Witness Institute (EWI);
Member of Forensic, Valuation, Audit & Assurance and Charity & Voluntary Sector Faculties of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales;
Member of the London & South Eastern Fraud Forums.