Liz Perks

Partner, Accounting & Valuation Expert

Liz Perks

Partner, Accounting & Valuation Expert

Liz Perks has been working in the forensic accounting field since 2000.  She has been involved in over 80 cases, including contractual disputes, investment treaty arbitrations, claims for breach of warranty, expert determinations and other disputes arising out of transactions, accounting irregularities, intellectual property disputes, shareholder disputes and valuations.

Liz has extensive experience in advising clients on the financial aspects and quantification of loss in commercial and contractual disputes before the English Courts and LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL tribunals.  She also has experience of valuing loss in bi-lateral investment treaty claims under ICSID and has valued companies, projects and shares in other disputes.

Liz has been involved in all aspects of the dispute process, including giving initial pre-action advice, preparing expert witness reports and submissions to experts in determination processes, rebuttal reports, attending meetings with other experts and preparing joint statements, testifying in hearings including being cross examined and participating in concurrent evidence.  She has also been appointed the expert to determine completion accounts and earn out disputes, including through appointments from the ICAEW Presidents’ appointments scheme.

Her work is international and covers a diversity of industries, including pharmaceutical, medical device, electricity, hotel, music, retail, media, insurance and technology sectors.

Liz holds a law degree and post graduate diploma in legal practice from Sheffield University.  She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.