Ben is a Senior Manager within the Forensic Accounting Services department, having specialised in Forensic Accounting since 2010.

His role within the department is to prepare expert witness and advisory reports for a variety of criminal and civil cases. His work involves a wide range of assignments, including valuations for shareholder disputes, matrimonial cases, loss of profit claims, contractual disputes, fraud investigations, professional negligence actions against auditors, and compulsory purchase order matters.

Ben is frequently instructed as an expert witness. He has experience in attending experts’ meetings and preparing Joint Statements. He also has experience of conferences with Counsel, and has assisted Counsel in preparing for the cross examination of opposing experts in both the High Court and the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber).

Ben has been involved in a number of recent notable cases, including a multi million pound Ponzi scheme fraud investigation; a CPO compensation claim by a KFC franchise that was heard in the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber); a claim against a high street bank in relation to the misselling of an interest rate hedging product; and a loss of profit claim by a recognised law firm against one of its former partners.

Ben is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the ICAEW’s Forensic Special Interest Group and the Compulsory Purchase Association. He is also an active steering group member of the Young Compulsory Purchase Association and a practising associate of The Academy of Experts.

Ben has published articles on fraud and forensic accounting and regularly lectures on forensic accounting issues.