Thu, May 28, 2015

Duff & Phelps Expands Disputes and Investigations Capabilities with New Managing Director Hire in Europe

Duff & Phelps, the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor, announced the appointment of Dominic Wreford as a managing director and leader of its Disputes and Investigations practice in Europe.

Dominic brings more than 20 years of accounting experience, with over 17 years specialising in forensic accounting, commercial litigation and arbitration, and fraud and financial investigations. His industry experience is wide and spans across technology, construction, telecommunications, energy, financial and professional services, insurance, pharmaceuticals, and shipping.

In recent years, Dominic has acted as the quantum expert in numerous high value and high profile matters including a €1 billion international arbitration in the nuclear power sector and the UK High Court litigation brought by the Madoff Trustee against the directors of Madoff’s UK operations. He was also the expert in the widely reported $800 million "Fiona Trust" litigation.  Other notable matters include a claim in excess of $700 million in the telecom sector and a claim in excess of $500 million for interruption to a renewable energy business.

Carl Jenkins, Global Leader of Disputes and Investigations, said, “The addition of Dominic enhances the Disputes and Investigations  practice capabilities globally and will expand the service offerings across Europe dispute consulting and expert testimony regarding damages and other complex accounting issues; economic Analysis; forensic Accounting and investigative services; intellectual property disputes; commercial disputes; M&A post acquisition disputes and Valuation”  2015 has already proven to be a momentous year for Duff & Phelps with the acquisition of Kinetic Partners, which brought onboard Nick Matthews, who leads our UK Disputes and Investigations team.”

Mr. Wreford is accredited as a leading expert in both the International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration 2015 and the International Who’s Who of Investigations and Forensic Accountants 2015.  He is one of only a handful of experts in the UK to be dual recognized in this manner.


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