Mr Peter Whittam

TAE Accreditations

  • Expert Witness

Specialist Registers

  • ICAEW Expert Scheme

Expert Witness Snapshot

Peter is a Senior Forensic Accountant at Forths Forensic Accounting, with over 25 years expertise as a forensic accountant and expert witness, including a period working for HMRC Fraud Investigation Service.  For civil cases he has acted for both claimants and defendants, and as a single joint expert. For criminal cases he has been instructed both as a prosecution and defense expert. Examples of the type of work undertaken are as follows:

  • Assessment of loss of profits for business interruption matters for a wide range of businesses

  • Consideration of future maintainable earnings

  • Compulsory purchase order cases under the Lands Tribunal

  • Assessment of losses in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence claims

  • Loss of dependency in Fatal Accident claims

  • Criminal Defense in fraud and tax evasion cases

  • Prosecution expert in Tax and duty evasion, money laundering and fraud cases

  • Confiscation orders and cash seizure/forfeiture actions.


He is experienced in giving evidence in Court.

Peter is also accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as a Forensic Accountant and Expert Witness.

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