Cheryl is a Chartered Accountant and a Forensic Manager within the Forensic Accounting Services department, having specialised in forensic accounting since 2009. Her role within the department involves assisting in the preparation of expert witness reports and conducting forensic accounting assignments, both for the civil and criminal arenas.
The work Cheryl is involved in includes shareholder disputes, Compulsory Purchase Order assignments, business interruption cases, valuations of business for matrimonial disputes, fraud investigations, and professional negligence matters.
Recent larger cases have involved an investigation into a Ponzi scheme, a claim from a high net-worth individual against a high street bank for account mismanagement and negligence, and multiple cases relating to Compulsory Purchase Orders issued in relation to the Cross Rail project.
Cheryl has attended experts’ meetings and conferences with counsel.
Cheryl has also assisted the Forensic Recovery Team with their enquiries, involving reports concerning the state of the accounting records, the position of the companies concerned, and occasionally reconstructing the accounts of businesses from the initial records available.
Cheryl is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), the ICAEW’s Forensic Special Interest Group and Valuation Special Interest Group. She is also a member of the Compulsory Purchase Association, and an Associate Member of the Academy of Experts (AMAE).