Forensic Accountant

  • Permanent
  • City of London, London
  • Posted 5th July 2018
  • £65000.00 - £90000.00 per Annum
  • Ref: FACM/08457
The Company

Our client is an international law firm which ranks among the top hundred law firms in the world by turnover. Globally has more than 2,500 staff with more than 500 of the firm's staff based in London.

The Role

This is to be part of an in-house Forensic Accounting team to provide the legal team with financial support in the case of disputes, arbitration or investigations where complex financial analysis is required. These could include quantum calculations, settlement negotiations, business valuations and technical accounting issues.

The team has been created to reach a conclusion on these complex financial / legal cases without the need to outsource to other consultancy firms for the advice.

The Forensic team is currently made up of 6 professionals across the UK. The current team's focus is around 80% disputes / arbitration and 20% investigations. One of the purposes of the planned recruitment drive is to bring in additional investigations experience, with a view to balancing the percentages over time.

In addition to the delivery of the above mentioned Forensic engagements, a key part of this role is to inform, educate and increase the internal Legal Partner network about the Forensic team and the purpose it serves. This internal business development is a critical part of the team's growth.

The Candidate

An ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant, have a strong academic background and experience in delivering Forensic engagements for a Big 4, Top 10 or boutique advisor.

Forensic candidates with a background in Investigations are particularly interesting. Forensic candidates with a background in Disputes or Technology are also encouraged to apply.

Due to the nature of the internal networking that is involved in this role, a personable individual who has experience being market facing or working in a business development role would be particularly interesting.


Incredibly exciting opportunity for exceptional Forensic professionals to embark on an in-house role with an exciting and dynamic Law firm.

The team is entering an exciting phase of growth and this will create numerous interesting opportunities for career growth and exposure.

The current team is made up of 6 exceptional professionals, so you would be entering a team where you would learn from the best.

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