- Bachelor of Arts BA (Lancaster) (1977)
- Fellow of the ICAEW FCA (1983)
- Member of The Academy of Experts MAE (1996)
Expert Witness Snapshot
I have over 30 years expert in the accountancy professional gaining extensive knowledge and experience in auditing, accounting, taxation and general business advice for small and medium sized businesses. I have wide experience in the provision of expert reports and conducting investigations in both personal and commercial cases.
I was made a Partner at Bartfields in 1991 and started my own Forensic Accounting firm Davidsons Forensic Accountants after having worked for national firms, including one of the Big Four.
Experience & Specialist Fields
I have been providing Forensic Accounting services to solicitors and barristers for over 25 years. I am a recognised Single Joint Expert having trained with The Academy of Experts and am experienced in giving evidence.
I have a wide experience of giving advice to solicitors and barristers on many issues including:-
Criminal cases and commercial fraud investigations
POCA and Confiscation proceedings
HM Revenue & Customs investigations
Commercial disputes, loss of profit/consequential loss including losses arising from the mis-selling of interest rate hedging products.
Business & Share valuations
Personal injury and fatal accident
I have attended court on numerous occasions, including giving evidence on:-
Confiscation proceedings arising from, for example, drug trafficking, benefit fraud and dealing in counterfeit goods
Commercial disputes arising from, for example, breach of contract, shareholders disputes and loss of profit claims
I am experienced in attending conferences with Counsel and is discussions with other experts with a view to preparing Joint Statements as directed by the Courts.