Expertise

Tim Sture BSc(Econ) FCA

After qualifying in 1989 with a "Big Four" firm, Tim worked as a lecturer and tutor, preparing trainee chartered accountants for their professional exams. Since 1991, he's worked in various forensic teams - and as in-house accounting specialist for a major loss adjuster - across the North of England

Instructions have regularly been received from lawyers, local authorities and insurers the length and breadth of England, Wales and Scotland in personal injury and clinical negligence matters (including fatal accidents) and commercial disputes

He regularly provides in-house training to lawyers and insurers, including (1) loss of earnings by the self-employed, (2) pension loss and (3) fatal accident claims. Delegate feedback is overwhelmingly positive and acknowledges Tim's expertise in the subject

Waseem Yasin BSc FCA MAE

From qualifying in 1994 with a "Big Four" practice, Waseem worked for a major north-west practice in the audit and forensic accounting teams. From 1998 to 2004 he worked in industry, performing due diligence work, business valuations, fraud detection / investigation and also dealing with commercial disputes. Since 2004, he has worked in private practice specialising in forensic accounting and investigation work

Has considerable experience of commercial disputes including breach of contract, product liability, shareholder and partnership disputes and business interruption

Regularly assists solicitors with defending criminal prosecutions, including money laundering in excess of £100 million, white collar fraud and confiscation actions

Assists clients with handling HM Revenue & Customs tax investigations and Special Compliance matters - including corporation tax, income tax, VAT, PAYE and tax credit enquiries

Farook Patel BEng FCA

Farook trained and qualified in 1993 with a "Big Four" accounting practice in audit and corporate finance. Founded his own private practice in 1995, specialising in advising Small to Medium size businesses

Has a significant number of solicitor practices, barristers and charities as clients, to whom he provides accounting, tax and audit services. He is a qualified registered auditor and an insolvency expert

Also advises and acts as consultant to international businesses in the UK and overseas