Forensic Accounting

McStay Luby have acted as forensic accountant in a large number of High Court, Commercial Court, Arbitration and Mediation cases over 20 years.


We are experienced in working with Solicitors and Counsel to investigate, compile and deconstruct financial loss claims, evaluate the financial merits of a case, manage financial discovery, assist settlement proposals, mediation and arbitration, and provide expert evidence in Court.

The services we provide cover financial disputes in the following areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business valutaions
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Fraud investigations
  • Professional negligence
  • Competition issues
  • Insurance claims
  • Tribunal of Enquiry
  • Loss of office
  • Matrimonial disputes
  • Personal

Sample Assignments

  • Assessment of losses and business projections in high value competition cases
  • Coordinated reports of Actuaries, investment advisors and tax advisors in the production of comprehensive reports for the defence of fatal injury claims and dependency claims
  • Report on insurance claims (€150m) arising from destruction of the Irish pig population from alleged feed contamination
  • Reports and evidence on assets and income of parties to marital proceedings, including valuation of franchise and trading of funds
  • Analysis of losses and agency values in Commercial Agents' cases
  • Investigation of losses claimed by technology company in action against telecoms provider
  • Fraud investigation reports, various sectors
  • Numerous and varied reports for Plaintiffs and Defendants on personal injury claims, asbestosis, professional and medical negligence actions

Should you wish to discuss forensic accounting services, please contact Jim Luby, John McStay or Tom Rogers