Grant Thornton welcomes Nick Andrews to its UK partnership
08 Oct, 2012
Leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Andrews as a partner in its Forensic Investigations Services (FIS) team.
Nick has over 30 years’ experience of accounting, investigations and forensic work and is also a seasoned expert witness. Most recently he led another firm’s UK dispute advisory practice for 10 years.
Main areas of specialism for Nick are the quantification of loss claims in breach of contract or business interruption situations, advising on post-acquisition transaction-related disputes and business valuation in contentious situations, including in matrimonial disputes. Nick is also recognised as one of the leading independent expert determiners in the accountancy field, having adjudicated numerous financial and accounting disputes over the past 15 years.
Commenting on the appointment Scott Barnes, CEO, Grant Thornton UK LLP, said: “Nick is a fantastic hire for our firm, his considerable experience and expertise will complement our already world-class offering in the area of forensics. The FIS team has grown from strength to strength over recent years, working on a number of landmark international cases, and Nick’s appointment is certain to add to this momentum.”
Nick said: “I’m excited to be joining Grant Thornton at a transformational time for the business. It’s setting itself apart from its competitors with a genuinely client focused approach to working relationships, and within the FIS team there are some exciting opportunities. I very much look forward to working with its team of industry leaders.”
Nick will be working from Grant Thornton’s Finsbury Square office in London.
Nick is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has been accredited as an expert witness and forensic accountant by them. He is also a member of the Expert Witness Institute.