Expert advice and support
when you need it most
A financial dispute can be stressful. Whether it’s related to commercial litigation, family law or fraud, you need expert services tailored to your unique circumstances. ESV’s team of Forensic Accounting and Business Valuation specialists have the knowledge and experience you need to navigate this difficult time.
We provide confidential support and strategies to businesses, individuals and legal advisors across the public and private sectors.
With our dedicated team, you have access to a full suite of forensic accounting services including:
- Independent expert accounting witnesses
- Valuation of companies, businesses, partnerships and trusts
- Valuation of intangible assets including goodwill
- Assistance with financial aspects of breaches of contract or commercial claims
- Quantification of economic loss and damages
- Forensic accounting reports in instances of fraud and financial discrepancies
- Tracing of transactions and assets
Expertise you can rely on
When you’re involved in a financial dispute, accurate, robust reports and expert testimony in courts of law are vital. Our team is highly experienced in this area and we understand our duty to the court and the importance of maintaining our independence. Preparing for litigation, arbitration, mediation or an out-of-court settlement can be a disruptive time for you and/or your business. We work with you and your legal team to identify and unravel the key financial aspects of your matter, so you and your legal team can develop an effective strategy for moving forward.
Independent financial assessment
We provide expert evidence that reports objectively on the often-complex financial factors of the case, including those critical to you, as required by the court. Drawing on our experience having appeared in a variety of courts and tribunals as an expert witness, we can assist in simplifying technical financial issues into concise, robust opinions you can rely on.
We take the time to understand your situation and provide a solution that is tailored to your circumstances. We’ll clearly explain the issues and risks and leverage our analytical skills, technical expertise and extensive experience to give you a thorough understanding of your position to assist you in making the right decision in difficult situations.
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