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  • Valuation of shares for matrimonial purposes in a company which operated a pay and play golf course.
  • Valuation of an accountancy practice and property investment company for the purposes of matrimonial proceedings in the Principal Registry of the Family division to include issues of value, liquidity, capital and potential incidence of Capital Gains Tax.
  • In connection with a matrimonial case carrying out a forensic review of Swiss bank accounts.
  • Report in a divorce case relating to a company operating in the construction industry dealing with aspects relating to the levels of discounts relating to different sized shareholdings, quasi-partnership issues, CGT and other tax issues including giving oral evidence in the Principal Registry of the Family Division.
  • Capital Gains tax issues relating to farming land and cottages in a matrimonial dispute.

Business and share valuations

  • Instructed as a joint expert in a case involving overseas companies to include difficult valuation, capital, liquidity and tax issues including giving evidence by telephone to the Court.
  • Share valuation of Audi/VW franchise in the automotive industry including complexities such as preference shares, onerous leases and tax issues for the purposes of matrimonial proceedings.
  • Valuation of shares for matrimonial purposes in a company which operated a pay and play golf course.
  • Valuation of an accountancy practice and property investment company for the purposes of matrimonial proceedings in the Principal Registry of the Family division to include issues of value, liquidity, capital and potential incidence of Capital Gains Tax.

Commercial and Partnership disputes

  • Partnership dispute in the High Court relating to the profit and capital shares of a business to include the preparation of several years accounts.
  • Accounting, tax and income issues relating to claims in a Partnership dispute in a farming business run by father and son.

Fatal accident and personal injury claims

  • Acting for the estate in a fatal injury claim, to include reviewing accounts and quantifying losses sustained.
  • Preparation of an accountant’s report quantifying the loss of a director/shareholder of a limited company with fluctuating profits and growth potential as a consequence of a personal injury claim following a motor accident in which the claimant was a passenger in a commercial vehicle.

Professional negligence

  • Expert evidence in a case in the High Court in respect of a professional negligence claim against a law firm following negligent advice on the conveyance of a guest house to include quantum of loss including giving oral evidence under cross-examination.

Tax and VAT investigations
Fraud
Loss of earnings / profits