Caryn Deeley is an “incredibly knowledgeable, hardworking and practical expert”, applauded for “working brilliantly under pressure” and delivering "a thorough and high-standard product”.
Caryn has specialised in forensic accounting and litigation support since 2001, she is a partner in the forensic accounting team in London and undertakes a variety of work including, expert witness, expert determinations and international arbitration.
Prior to this, she trained and worked as an auditor, dealing with companies and organisations in a wide range of industries.
Caryn is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England and Wales, an associate member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK).
Her experience includes the quantification of losses flowing from a wide range of contractual disputes, expert determinations, and fraud claims.
Caryn is currently leading a matter involving a state owned Chinese entity in respect of a dispute relating to its acquisition of a global media sports rights company which involves allegations of fraud.
In addition, she recently led the team instructed by the two largest investors in an Indian property development group of companies, where a former employee of the company alleged that the company’s management had misappropriated funds and failed to safeguard the investors’ assets by engaging in two separate fraudulent schemes.
Caryn has both led, and been involved in several matters across an array of industries such as; oil and gas, energy, nuclear power, construction, healthcare and manufacturing, as well as working with private clients. A few examples of her work across these industries include: leading the team on a dispute involving the Kingdom of Bahrain, in relation to the marketing of their joint venture lubricants base oil plant; leading the team on a SIAC Arbitration relating to a dispute regarding the adequacy of decommissioning provisions recorded in the financial statements of a major Spanish energy company involved in both upstream and downstream activities worldwide; assessing the business interruption caused by the Buncefield Oil Terminal fire for a multinational FTSE 100 company; involved in an ICC arbitration between two entities specialising in oil and gas production and exploration which included valuing various entities holding working interests in petroleum concession agreements in Pakistan; leading the team on an arbitral tribunal to determine the existence of discrepancies in the management of a shareholder account for a Greek based construction company; involved in a series of ICC arbitrations acting for the state respondent in connection with a damages claim being brought against it following delays in a large construction project in Central America; leading the team and was responsible for preparing the expert report into the financial affairs of a high profile Russian oligarch; leading the team determining the dispute between Siemens AG and Areva SA over the value of a minority interest in a nuclear power joint venture; leading a team involved in determining a dispute between an NHS Trust and one of its IT consultants; and leading the team determining an earn-out dispute between a major European packaging producer and an Australasian packaging producer. Caryn led the team determining an earn-out dispute between an individual and a US-based research provider.