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Expert & Dispute Resolution

There are many ways in which we can contribute to the successful resolution of a dispute

Corporate Transactions

We work on completion accounts disputes including providing accounting advocacy in substantial disputes, determining disputes as independent expert, and providing accounting evidence and explanations in post-transaction disputes such as earn-outs.

We have worked on and are currently working on a wide variety of corporate transaction cases including:

  • Appointed as the expert under the ICAEW President’s Appointments Scheme to determine the disputed matters in draft completion accounts and an earn-out following the sale of an insurance business.
  • Acting for the buyer in an expert determination to resolve a completion accounts dispute between two companies in the entertainment sector, with over a hundred disputed items and £100 million in dispute.
  • Advising the sellers of a technology company in relation to their liability and the valuation of potential claims for breach of accounting warranties, fraudulent misrepresentation and advising on the counterclaim for an earn out under a sale and purchase agreement.
  • Acting as expert for the buyer in a warranty claim in the aviation industry.  This involved providing an opinion on the merits of claims for breach of accounting warranties and quantifying potential losses incurred in the LCIA arbitration.

If you would like to find out more about our experience in corporate transaction disputes, please contact any of our partners.