Adam is a forensic accountant, registered auditor, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Academy of Experts and Expert Witness Institute.
He has been involved in forensic accounting, expert witness and litigation support work for more than 20 years, receiving instructions from solicitors on a wide range of matters.
He has given oral evidence in the High Court and in the family courts and has acted for claimants, defendants and as a single joint expert, preparing reports for court, meeting experts to prepare joint statements and assisting counsel where appropriate.
Adam’s outstanding knowledge and experience was recognised by Lawyer Monthly magazine in 2017 when he won the Expert Witness Award. Adam is also a former UK Forensic Expert of the Year.
John Brace is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, a member of the Academy of Experts, the Expert Witness Institute and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
He became involved in forensic accounting almost 30 year ago. This stemmed from undertaking expert witness assignments predominantly in matrimonial cases frequently requiring investigation into missing assets and undisclosed income.
John’s work widened to include accountants’ professional negligence, partnership and shareholder disputes and construction-related matters, the latter reflecting his 15 years’ experience in the construction industry.
John was a member of the Council of the Association of Chartered the Certified Accountants (ACCA) for nine years and served as President in its centenary year. He has contributed to the development of the accounting profession in the UK and Europe through membership of ACCA, FRC and FEE committees. He currently sits on the ACCA Global Forum for Audit and Assurance.
John has given evidence in County Court, the High Court in London, Magistrates Court, Crown Court, the Central Criminal Court and Tax Tribunals. He has also given evidence before the then Trade and Industry Committee.
Emma qualified as a Chartered Accountant at a firm of chartered accountants based in the South East. After qualifying, she joined Deloitte’s Audit and Business Services Group and then transferred to its Forensic & Dispute Services Group, where she became a Senior Manager. During her time in the forensic group she gained experience in expert witness, sale and purchase agreement disputes, litigation support and investigations. Emma also gained experience in financial due diligence of NHS trusts whilst working at Monitor (Independent Regulator of NHS Foundation Trusts). She joined Harwood Hutton in 2012 as a Corporate and Forensic Services Executive.
Some of Emma’s most recent relevant experience includes preparing/presenting reports for both court and / or loss adjustors covering:
Amandeep is a specialist in preparing forensic reports. She joined Mazars LLP in 2013 and specialised in Corporation Tax with a focus on Small and Medium Sized Enterprises. In 2016, she left Mazars LLP to join Harwood Hutton where she has since worked in the Corporate Finance and Forensics Services team.