Will leads Grant Thornton's forensic and investigations practice in the UK. He is an experienced forensic accountant with a proven track record in complex disputes (including international arbitration). Will has undertaken forensic accounting assignments since 1993 and has vast experience in contentious matters, often in high-profile cases. Will has given written evidence on over 400 occasions and oral evidence in over 30 cases.
Will's experience in disputes matters is wide-ranging and covers valuations, commercial transactions, breach of contract, professional negligence, loss of profits, matrimonial, insurance claims, claims following insolvency, libel, financial product close-outs and other derivatives-related matters.
Will has been appointed as expert in proceedings in both the UK and overseas jurisdictions, including the US, Guernsey, the BVI, Malta, Gibraltar, Germany, Dubai and Bulgaria. While most of these matters have settled, Will has given evidence in the UK High Court and in various arbitration arenas (ICC and BCC (Bulgaria)).
Will qualified as an accountant with a legacy PwC firm in their audit practice, before specialising in forensic accountancy from 1993. Will co-founded a boutique investigations and forensic practice in 1997, and joined Grant Thornton as a partner in 2002.
Will has advised clients and acted as expert in a wide range of industries, including financial services (particularly insurance, banking and asset management), manufacturing, energy, retail, media, health care, pharmaceuticals, professional services and construction.
WWL says: Described as "fantastic to work with", Will Davies is much in demand due to the quality of his work and depth of his experience.
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