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FRP Advisory Trading Limited

Forensic Accountants

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What the team is known for

FRP Advisory Trading has a strong forensic accounting practice with particular strength in matters relating to insolvency, fraud and arbitration. The firm is praised for having a tightly knit team that works closely to provide clients with expert advice, as well as a wide-ranging stable of experts to provide solutions to its clients.

Strengths

"An important element of top-level forensic accounting is the need for absolute confidentiality and the guaranteed secure handling of data - that is almost a given with FRP."

"The forensic team at FRP is excellent in everything that they do. The firm is highly professional and very experienced in complex litigation. The team there understands the pressure and volatility of high-profile litigation - which helps enormously."

Work highlights

FRP was appointed as liquidators to conduct a large-scale, high-profile investigation into the recent audits and ultimate insolvency of a large group of entities operating in the retail sector. FRP was engaged to assess the potential for legal claims to be brought for the benefit of creditors.

Notable practitioners

Chris Osborne is a deeply experienced financial investigator and forensic accountant. Disputes, fraud, bribery, corruption, regulatory enquiries, compliance and risk advisory assignments are all practice areas where Osborne has proven himself repeatedly to be an expert.

"Chris Osborne’s background in legal work is extremely helpful and is a particular strength when he is acting as an expert witness in forensic accounting because he understands the legal parameters within which he is working," confirms an interviewee. One source says: "Chris is one of only a few expert witnesses who has actually provided evidence at court for the private sector and has been tested on multiple occasions." "He's building an excellent reputation," states a market expert.

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Overview

FRP’s Forensic Services team is comprised of highly experienced forensic accounting, investigation and technology professionals.

The team provides expertise and advice across a multitude of situations, including: commercial disputes; global asset tracing and recovery assignments; contentious valuations; bribery, corruption and fraud investigations; judgement enforcement; competition damages claims; regulatory enquiries; divorce cases; contentious insolvency matters; and criminal proceedings. Clients include law firms, charities, corporate clients, law enforcement agencies, regulators, and high-net-worth individuals.

FRP has expertise in many forms of dispute resolution including litigation, arbitration, mediation and expert determination. Its partners have acted as a party appointed expert, single joint expert, expert determiner, shadow expert and adviser. They also have experience of giving evidence in the High Court and international arbitration tribunals.

FRP’s in-depth and varied experience of investigations includes accounting fraud, insider dealing, misappropriation of client funds, employee fraud, boiler room fraud, invoicing fraud, bribery, corruption, and money laundering.

Partner-led teams deliver constructive resolutions and leverage the accounting and technology elements of the wider team to work together seamlessly. The forensic technology team also provide computer forensic and eDiscovery services to clients directly.

Forensic Accountants Department

FRP Advisory Trading Limited

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110 Cannon Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC4N 6EU

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Chris Osborne
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