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What the team is known for

Praised for having a team at the forefront of the market, Grant Thornton houses its forensic accounting services under its forensic and investigations department. The firm works across the market, from regulators to multinational corporations, to help provide the best possible solutions for its clients. The firm is equipped to handle an almost peerless range of practice areas, including fraud, insolvency and corporate investigations.

Strengths

"In terms of the quality its work, Grant Thornton has been fantastic. The team there have helped us undertake extensive investigations, and they have produced user-friendly, detailed reports on their findings. They can work with you to help present to the ultimate client, and the team are across all the detail - you can ask them any question and they'll always have an answer. Grant Thornton does exactly the job that you want your forensic accountant to do."

"We hold them in very high regard and they are often our go-to team for forensic accountancy work – it is a very well-established practice with a good range of skills. They are also a pleasure to work with – not at all stuffy, but simply very good at what they do."

Notable practitioners

Will Davies is head of forensic investigations services at Grant Thornton and is its co-lead for the global practice. He focuses on international commercial disputes, investigations and valuation matters.

"I hold Will in very high regard," says a peer; "he can look for rats up the drainpipe, as much as he can be a cerebral forensic accountant and quantum expert. He is terrific, both in executing on the work itself and in being phenomenal in the courtroom." Another interviewee adds: "Will is absolutely outstanding and has a first-rate mind. He's incredibly quick at identifying the issues and presenting them in a clear and compelling way. He is one of the few outstanding expert witnesses in the forensic accounting arena, and judges respect him enormously."

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Overview

Forensics and Investigations Practice:

Grant Thornton has a full-service forensic accountancy practice that incorporates disputes, investigations, digital forensic, cyber, structured data analytics, corporate intelligence, and corporate compliance capability.

They have worked on sanctions, accounting fraud, and bribery investigations the world over, carrying out assignments relating to competition or other regulatory breach, misleading financial reporting and supply chain integrity failings. This Frequently involves assisting their clients deal with the extra-territorial reach of financial crime laws and regulations.

Their forensic accountants and digital forensic specialists have experience of all types of financial irregularities. By combining sector and subject matter expertise from within their vast international network, Grant Thornton will deliver leading expertise to enhance global investigations.

Grant Thornton work with leading international law firms, global regulators and law enforcement, and service the requirements of global businesses, financial institutions and governments. With a worldwide network enabling them to create bespoke teams which match technical requirements including financial accounting, sector knowledge and native language speakers, as well as understanding key business, political, and cultural issues.



Forensic Accountants

Grant Thornton UK LLP

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30 Finsbury Square

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Will Davies
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