From legal disputes with suppliers or contractors, post-acquisition or tax disputes, to family break-downs, a whole array of financial and commercial issues can arise. Therefore, understanding the true values, numbers and dollars at stake – and your contractual obligations and rights – is crucial to ensure value is preserved and the complexities at hand managed.
Our financial accounting experts advise at all stages of a litigation dispute, taking an independent view while gathering and reviewing evidence and contributing to expert reports: from the very outset of a dispute where a lot can be done to turn it around for a positive outcome, through to court proceedings.
As expert witnesses, we are known for putting our expert opinions in language that non-accountants can understand, while preparing views with rigour that ensures they withstand cross-examination in court. Our senior practitioners have spent days in the witness box under cross-examination. We have given testimony in international matters, federal courts, state supreme courts, local and special purpose tribunals and the Family Court of Australia.
We provide expert reports and expert opinions in:
- commercial disputes such as providing expert opinion in complex loss quantification claims, professional negligence and a range of other disputes that require expert accounting opinions
- family law including family court testimony and superannuation valuations
- class actions
- out-of-court settlement negotiations.
The latest in forensic consulting
Our forensic consulting team works with intermediaries and clients to independently find, understand and articulate the financial information of businesses, industry trends, and economic activity. This information is crucial to establishing the key issues of a dispute – be that commercial litigation or family law – and is critical evidence to issues you are investigating and can help you meet your regulatory obligations, like payroll assurance.
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