Claire is Director of Forensic Accounting with BDO LLP. She is a chartered accountant with over twenty years’ experience of expert accounting work. Claire specialises in matrimonial disputes, preparing valuations of private companies and assessing the liquidity available to fund a settlement. She has experience of dealing with complex financial issues that arise in divorce matters, such as assets held in trust, overseas business assets and restrictions in Shareholders’ Agreements. Claire also liaises with taxation specialists to determine tax-efficient options for settlement.
In collaborative matters Claire is available to consult with the non-business-owning spouse to ensure they understand the information contained in the business accounts. This can help to build trust and confidence which can help the parties to reach an agreement.