Mr Melvyn Sobell

TAE Accreditations

  • Expert Witness

Specialist Registers

  • ICAEW Expert Scheme


  • Member of the ICAEW ACA (1972)
  • Fellow of the ICAEW FCA (1979)
  • FPC (Chartered Insurance Institute) (1998)

Expert Witness Snapshot

Date of birth: 5 November 1950
Left School 1967
1967-1972 Articled Clerk at Nyman Libson Paul & Co (Chartered Accountants)
November 1972 Qualified as a member of ICAEW
1973 Joined Bellman Messik
1975 Partner
1983 Senior Partner
May 1995 Founded new firm of Chartered Accountants, Sobell Rhodes - Senior Partner
Passed Parts 1, 2 and 3 of the Financial Planning Certificates examination of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in 1998.
As Senior Partner heading up a client portfolio of SMEs and taxation clients.
Specialising in the settlement of Revenue Enquiry cases including under Hansard.
Advising in respect of partnership and shareholder disputes.
Assisting solicitors where appropriate in divorce cases with regard to financial settlements.
Acting as an expert adviser to a local health authority in a claim against them for damages with regard to wrongful treatment.
Acting as a joint expert witness to the Court in a partnership dispute September 2003.

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