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Need an expert accountant in the courtroom?

  • Highly skilled and experienced in handling complex matters.   
  • Reliable strategies and impartial approach in every case.
  • Experience and proven success during cross examination in court.

We use our skills and experience to provide independent expert services that can be relied upon in the following areas:

SOLVENCY REPORTS

We are registered liquidators with forensic accounting skills.  Our  insolvency experience gives us a comprehensive commercial perspective to review complex financial transactions and accounts.

We prepare expert reports that analyse the solvency of a company.

Our knowledge and reports have been well tested and hold up strongly in court proceedings.  We have appeared as experts in contested litigations and have contributed our expertise to find a solid path forward.

We are independent, impartial and unbiased. 

BUSINESS VALUATIONS

We have been regularly retained to do business valuations relating to:

  • Family law matters
  • Shareholder and estate disputes
  • Corporate restructure
  • Sale agreements & acquisition of a business

Our grounded and solid valuation principles lead to a logical and fair value of the business.    It is in the diligent gathering, analysis and interpretation of relevant information that is appreciated by barristers and has given us our proven track record.

  • We have appeared as expert testimony in the Federal Court, Family Court, Supreme Court and District Court.
  • Our reports are comprehensive and present complex facts in an easy, logical manner, with great attention to detail.
  • Our rates are highly competitive and we provide upfront quotes and quick turnaround times.

About our Expert Accountant:

Suelen McCallum is an accredited Business Valuation Specialist with Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, a Certified Business Valuer with the Australian Valuers Institute and a Registered Liquidator.

Suelen has the experience and ability to very quickly understand the issues, put forward and evaluate all possibilities and then bring perspective to achieve better solutions.

Qualifications:

Registered Liquidator
Accredited Business Valuation Specialist, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
Certified Business Valuer, Australian Valuers Institute
Member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
Member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association
Member of the Association of Independent Insolvency Practitioners

Past Assignments:

  1. We valued numerous businesses as part of an asset pool for a family law matter. Our work involved reporting on complex internal structures and resolving disputes between parties.  We believe our understanding approach and investigation skills were important to bring structure and direction in this matter.      
  1. As an independent expert for the trustee of a bankrupt, we provided evidence in relation to a claim for monies paid into a superannuation fund. It proved that the bankrupt was insolvent at the time of paying the superannuation and that the trustee could start proceedings for recovery.  
  1. We assessed the loss of sales & the increased labour costs from a breach in contract for failure to supply equipment at a manufacturing facility.

We have been regularly complimented by Barristers and other professionals who have said that what makes us different is “our commitment to high quality, reliable and detailed reports that are easy to understand and the credibility and support that we provide during court proceedings”.

Geoff McDonald says …  “I am a practising chartered accountant, as well as being a barrister.  I know which expert accountants can be trusted in all aspects of the word. I trust and endorse de Vries Tayeh and the dVT Group.”   

Contact us for an initial free discussion on (02) 9633 3333
and ask for Suelen McCallum or Anne Floyd.