Litigation support

High levels of expertise in an area where experience matters

Much of our reputation is based on our expertise in niche areas. Few firms of our size can rival us when it comes to dealing with litigation.

We have been providing the legal profession with support for over 20 years. Twelve partners have first-hand experience in the field, and our lead partners have a wealth of experience in justifying their expert opinion in the witness box.

We have carried out investigations for the DTI and the Serious Fraud Office; we undertake legally aided work in both civil and criminal matters; and we have extensive experience of the insurance sector, in particular, the Lloyd's market.

Our areas of expertise include:

Civil

  • Accountants' and auditors' negligence
  • Business and share valuation
  • Ancillary relief proceedings
  • Contract disputes
  • Due diligence
  • Personal injury and fatal accident.

Consequential loss

  • Fire claims
  • Building disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Professional negligence.

Criminal

  • Serious fraud (false accounting, conspiracy to defraud)
  • Money laundering
  • Financial motive for serious crime (arson etc)
  • Asset tracing.

Regulatory

  • DTI: as inspectors under Companies Act and Financial Services Act
  • Lloyd's: regulatory, contract disputes, market practice
  • Law Society: SAR and ARR
  • ICAEW: disciplinary (JDS).

ADR

  • Mediation as expert or mediator
  • Arbitration as expert or arbitrator.

Data management

  • Bespoke software
  • Large volume data analysis
  • Data extraction and modelling.