PKF Littlejohn strengthens Forensic and Fraud team

PKF Littlejohn strengthens Forensic and Fraud team
PKF Littlejohn has appointed James Earp as head of its Fraud and Forensic team.
James has over 20 years of experience as a Chartered Accountant and Insolvency Practitioner, with a focus on fraud investigation, asset recovery and Proceeds of Crime Act cases, both in the UK and internationally. 
James has worked extensively for clients across a number of sectors and has particular expertise in Not for Profit, Financial Services and Professional Practices.  He is a Director and Treasurer of the London Fraud Forum, a not for profit public-private partnership focussed on the prevention and investigation of fraud.
Prior to joining PKF Littlejohn, James was a partner in a leading international accounting firm and was instrumental in establishing its fraud insolvency division.
James said: “PKF Littlejohn is investing in its advisory teams in order to continue to grow its offer to clients both domestically and internationally.  I’m looking forward to playing a major part in delivering these plans and ensuring that our clients continue to get the best advice available.”
Stephen Goderski, head of advisory services, said: “James’s expertise is widely recognised throughout the industry and he’s the ideal person to lead our fast-growing Fraud and Forensic team. 
“The cost of fraud to organisations is growing each year. Protecting yourself against fraud and reacting effectively to fraud has never been more important.”
- ends –
For further information, please contact Andy Konieczko on +44 (0)20 7516 2209 or
About PKF Littlejohn LLP:
Based in Canary Wharf with 200 staff and 36 partners, PKF Littlejohn is the London member of PKF UK, the national accounting network organisation for the seven PKF member firms in the UK and Ireland firm with over 1,900 partners and staff in 28 offices and a turnover of £128m.  PKF Littlejohn is ranked among the top six accountancy firm advisers to the UK insurance sector and the UK’s top 15 auditors for the London Stock Exchange AIM market.  The firm is one of the largest auditors of European Commission grant funding including its research projects around the world, humanitarian aid and financing for EU Accession countries.
About PKF International:
PKF International (PKFI) is a global family of legally independent firms bound together by a shared commitment to quality, integrity and the creation of clarity in a complex regulatory environment.
With offices in over 300 locations, PKFI operates in more than 150 countries across our five regions. The network specialises in providing high quality audit, accounting, tax and business advisory solutions.
The network is a member of the Forum of Firms – an organisation dedicated to consistent and high quality standards of financial reporting and auditing practices worldwide.