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The BTG Advisory forensic services team have a proven track record in delivering independent, reliable and authoritative forensic accounting expertise in the resolution of business-related disputes.

We offer extensive advisory, expert witness and dispute resolution experience across many industries. The scope of our work includes:

  • Financial investigation
  • Asset tracing
  • Quantification of damages including loss of profits
  • Share valuation

Particular areas of specialism include

  • Business Interruption
  • Directors’ Misfeasance
  • Fraud and Financial Crime
  • M&A Disputes
  • Matrimonial Disputes
  • Partnership Disputes
  • Personal Injury and Medical Accident
  • Shareholder Disputes

Business Interruption

  • Breach of contract or negligence
  • Insurance claims (includes experience gained within the loss adjusting industry), for insureds or loss adjusters or insurers
  • Statutory schemes for financial compensation (e.g. Water Industries Act)
    Compulsory purchase orders

 Directors’ Misfeasance

  • Directors treating non-business expenditure as business expenditure
  • Diversion of business
  • Excessive management charges
  • Fraudulent payments to dummy suppliers
  • Improper payment of dividends and distributions, including accounting for provisions and contingent liabilities
  • Misuse of directors’ loan accounts
  • Profit siphoning through overcharging for goods and services by related suppliers
  • Quantification of damages
  • Transactions at undervalue, including the sale of shareholdings

Fraud and Financial Crime

  • Criminal defence (Legal Aid)
  • Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) investigations
  • Employee theft (collating evidence for recovery and/or prosecution)
  • Fraudulent conduct
  • POCA
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Theft
  • White collar crime

 M&A Disputes

  • Completion accounts
  • Warranty and indemnity claims
  • Deferred consideration
  • Purchase price adjustment
  • Quantification of losses
  • Share valuation

Matrimonial Disputes

  • Financial investigations
  • Liquidity
  • Maintainable earnings
  • Share valuation

Partnership Disputes

  • Business valuation
  • Final capital accounts
  • Fraud
  • Profit shares

 Personal Injury and Medical Accident

  • Complex employee remuneration structures (members of the Armed Forces, teachers, medical professionals)
  • Dependency claims
  • Loss of earnings
  • Loss of pension
  • Schedules of loss
  • Self-employed claimants

Shareholder Disputes

  • Unfair prejudice claims (Section 994 Companies Act 2006)
  • Valuation methods
  • Minority shareholdings
  • Past or present valuation dates

Deal Success

Thank you to the team for the meticulousness of their approach throughout, to the multiplicity of legal, accountancy and procedural issues the case has presented

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Commercial Arbitration Forum provided binding ADR dispute resolution

How we helped:

  • Provided a qualified and experienced commercial arbitrator with expertise in the subject matter of the dispute 
  • Issued a binding and enforceable arbitration award concluding the dispute between the parties and dealing with the costs of the arbitration 
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BTG Advisory's forensic accountants demonstrated their expertise, assisting the client and legal team with findings to achieve settlement

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Successful result in an unfair prejudice claim arising from a shareholder dispute

How we helped:

  • Provided expert witness services following a shareholder dispute
  • Demonstrated claim amount was grossly overstated
  • The parties successfully achieved a settlement
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BTG Advisory’s forensic services team provided valuable insight and analysis to support the client’s claim, resulting in a favourable settlement

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Settlement of a licensing agreement dispute

How we helped:

  • Provided forensic accounting and expert witness services 
  • Focused on the defendant’s counter-claim for financial losses 
  • Case settled in favour of the client, the claimant
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BTG Advisory acted as independent accountants and provided invaluable support in a professional manner throughout this complex appointment

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Expert determination over completion accounts dispute

How we helped:

  • Acted as an independent accountant in an expert determination procedure
  • Dealt with issues of jurisdiction and complex contractual arrangements
  • Following submissions our expert made the required determination
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