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Elanoa Heights NSW 2101
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Forensic Accounting, dispute resolution, investigation and loss quantification. Forensis Accounting offers a full range of forensic accounting services developed through more than 15 years of experience. Our sole aim is to provide you with timely and relevant advice in a personalised way. Unlike most accounting firms, we work exclusively in forensic accounting and consulting. This tight focus enhances our professional knowledge and skills and greatly reduces the risk of conflict of interest.

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About Us

Ms Lindsay has many years of experience and has provided services to the legal community and to business owners, providing expert witness testimony in many Federal, State and other courts and Tribunals around Australia. Here are some example cases.

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Forensis Accounting is led by Tamara Lindsay. Ms Lindsay has over 25 years experience as an accountant with the majority of these as a Chartered Accountant specialising in forensic accounting. Prior to establishing Forensis Accounting she was a partner in the Forensic Accounting division of a major Chartered Accounting firm. read more

Some commercial cases in which Ms Lindsay has given evidence:

The Bell Group Limited v a syndicate of 60+ banks

Heard in WA Supreme Court. Currently awaiting judgment. Ms Lindsay was briefed by Blake Dawson Waldron, acting for the Liquidator of the Bell Group Limited. The assignment involved the accounting and commercial interpretation of a number of restructuring proposals. Ms Lindsay prepared a very extensive report and gave evidence in the matter in 2004.

Club Hotels Operations Pty Limited v CHG Australia Pty Limited

NSW Supreme Court - accounting interpretation of warranted terms and critique of claim regarding a business acquisition. Ms Lindsay was briefed by Bruce Stewart Dimarco who acted for Club Hotels (the vendor).

Club Hotels Operations Pty Limited v CHG Australia Pty Limited

NSW Supreme Court - accounting interpretation of warranted terms and critique of claim regarding a business acquisition. Ms Lindsay was briefed by Bruce Stewart Dimarco who acted for Club Hotels (the vendor).

ACCC v Baxter Healthcare

Federal Court - price fixing matter. Ms Lindsay was briefed by the Australian Government Solicitor, acting for the ACCC.

Customs v Parker & Ors

NSW Supreme Court - investigation into the alleged non-payment of excise duty on alcohol importation and warehousing. Ms Lindsay was briefed by the Australian Government Solicitor, acting for Customs. Judgment was handed down on 8 May 2006, with a decision in favour of Customs. Ms Lindsay's report and evidence was commented on extensively in the judgment.

CGEA Transport Sydney Pty Ltd and Anor v Sydney City Council

NSW Land & Environment Court. Ms Lindsay was briefed by Piper Alderman who acted for CGEA (former owner of the Monorail in Sydney). The matter involved quantification of a reasonable payment for utilising "airspace" in CBD Sydney.

Adshel v JC Decaux

Federal Court - quantification of loss of profits from bus and tram shelter street advertising. Ms Lindsay acted for Adshel briefed by Freehills in Melbourne.

Globaltel v Worldcom

NSW Supreme Court - review of loss of profits claim. Ms Lindsay acted for Worldcom briefed by Baker & McKenzie. Investigation involved computer assisted analysis of telecommunications billing data - matter settled due, in part, to Ms Lindsay's analysis which showed no inaccuracy in the defendant's data.

Henley Arch v Clarendon Homes

Federal Court - Account of profits. Ms Lindsay acted for Clarendon briefed by Minter Ellison. Her role was to quantify an account of profits arising from an alleged infringement of copyright.

Thakral Operations & Ors ats Needlegrove Investments & Anor

Supreme Court of New South Wales (currently awaiting judgment) - this case involved the issue of relief from forfeiture of a sub-lease over premises allegedly operated as a restaurant/nightclub. Briefed by Blake Dawson Waldron in Sydney. Ms Lindsay's evidence related to the value of the sub-lease.

We have played a key role in forensic accounting for many years. Today Forensis Accounting provides a full complement of forensic accounting services.

We act in both the role of an independent expert and as a consulting forensic accountant. The former is a role in which our duty is to the Court. The latter is a role in which we can assist you in assessing the strengths and weaknesses of the issues in dispute; the development of strategies to resolve the dispute; briefing the independent forensic expert; interpreting financial documents; formulating claims and supporting evidence.

Sample cases and judgments - read more

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