Michael Taub joins HSNO as a Senior Consultant, having previously been a partner at a number of top 10 accountancy firms, most recently RSM UK, and is recognised as being one of the UK’s most experienced accounting expert witnesses.
Michael has very significant experience in acting as expert accountant in both civil and criminal matters (including as Single Joint Expert) with quantum of cases varying from tens of thousands to billions of pounds. He has given oral evidence in the UK High Court, UK and International arbitrations, the US Tax Court and the US Federal Court, and has also attended the European Court in Luxembourg as an expert witness.
Deborah Ford joins the London office as a Director, having previously worked in HSNO’s Newport Beach (CA) office, with a mandate to grow HSNO’s insurance forensic accounting practice in London.
Deborah is a US CPA qualified accountant, and an accredited business valuer with the AICPA. She has testified as expert witness in California and Delaware courts, and regularly reviews insurance claims for business interruption, stock loss, property damage and extra expense, among others.
Gavin Pearson, Partner in HSNO’s London office comments:
“Since Gordon Hodgen left RSM Tenon to set up HSNO’s London office in 2012, we have been successful in attracting high quality instructions from both the legal and insurance sectors. With Mike and Deborah joining, we look forward to further growth over the coming years and continuing to establish ourselves as the forensic accountant of choice to our clients.”