Financial & Corporate Investigations and Fraud

Financial Investigations relate to accounting analysis, which provides evidence that is suitable to the Court for the basis of discussion, debate and ultimately dispute resolution. It can be associated with criminal matters such as employee theft and fraud or in respect to misrepresentations made during the sale of a business, in promoting a franchise agreement, etc.

Financial Investigations utilise accounting, auditing and investigative skills. It is important to be able to respond quickly and to communicate financial information clearly and concisely.

We appreciate that whilst the goal is to achieve full recovery of any assets misappropriated, it is essential to observe the rights of the suspected people involved and also to understand the rules of evidence.

Our services in respect of fraud investigations include:
  • interviewing suspects and witnesses
  • producing statements
  • background checks
  • retrieving and examining documentary evidence
  • recovery of files
  • examination of documents
  • determining the period the fraud relates to
  • tracing funds
  • quantifying the total misappropriation
  • providing evidence (including graphical)
  • liaising with enforcement agencies, computer experts and solicitors

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.