Richard Indge leads EY’s dispute services team in the UK and focuses his practice on the provision of expert advice and witness testimony relating to forensic accounting, damage quantification and valuation issues. He has extensive experience in a number of sectors, including financial services, oil and gas and construction.
Richard has been actively involved in over 100 matters including large commercial contract disputes, investor-state disputes and claims arising out of accounting and financial irregularities. He has acted as an expert witness more than 35 times in international arbitration and civil litigation, and has given oral evidence and been cross-examined on numerous occasions. Richard has been engaged as expert in disputes conducted under ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICSID and UNCITRAL rules, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations.
After qualification as a chartered accountant in 1989, gaining broadly based general accounting experience including audit, tax, transaction advice and special investigation work, Richard worked outside of the accountancy profession, in banking and insurance claims adjusting. He has also worked internationally, in Canada. He joined EY's forensic accounting team in London in 1995 and was head of EY's forensic practice in the north of England from 2002 until 2004, when he joined Grant Thornton UK LLP in London as an expert witness partner. He rejoined EY in 2008.
Richard is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, an associate of the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters and a CEDR-accredited mediator.
WWL says: Richard Indge is considered “a definite inclusion” thanks to his reputation as an excellent expert witness on issues relating to forensic accounting and damage quantifications.
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