Karen is a director in FRP Advisory’s forensic services team in London. She has a background in both external and internal audit and has specialised in forensic accountancy since 2012.
Karen has experience of investigations in a variety of contexts. She has drafted affidavits in support of freezing orders and has conducted investigations into potential director misconduct, including bringing claims under the Insolvency Act 1986. She has performed complex funds tracing exercises across multiple bank accounts, applying different tracing rules as appropriate. Karen also has experience of investigating allegations of accounting manipulation, such as revenue recognition, pre-payments, accruals and inventory; fraudulent invoicing; bribery; corruption; and money laundering.
Karen’s disputes experience includes supporting party-appointed experts, single joint experts and expert determiners as well as assisting clients in an advisory capacity. She has worked on matters under the ICC and LCIA arbitration rules, as well as commercial disputes in the High Court. Karen’s recent dispute cases include sale and purchase agreement disputes, lost profits calculations, valuations, professional negligence claims, consequential losses, unfair prejudice claims and breach of contract claims.
Karen’s work covers a variety of industries, including financial services, manufacturing, technology and automotive.
Karen is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). She is also a fluent French speaker.