Experience and Background

Deborah has nearly 20 years of litigation experience having worked at The Insolvency Service as an STA from 2003 to 2011. Deborah now works predominantly in outsourced investigations, but also assists in Official receiver work where any financial analysis is required. Debbie has a wealth of experience in the proficient analysis of accounting records, HMRC records, the investigation process and the drafting of evidence in support of disqualification claims.

After leaving the Service continued to work in litigation in both the Legal and accountancy fields which included working with KPMG on several of their insolvency cases where her investigation experience was required. She has also worked for two London based forensic accounting firms on their fraud investigation cases.

  • Investigation of a debt management company listed on AIM where Debbie identified a £5m fraud by the directors.
  • Working on an Administration case for KPMG, Debbie identified that £20m of funds had been syphoned off by the directors.
  • Working for Quantuma in London on a large bankruptcy case who had been a director of 100+ companies, Debbie located assets in excess of £50m.

Whilst working at the Service and Howes Percival, Debbie has worked on several complex cases where top bracket disqualification was obtained. Since joining Howes Percival in November 2020, Debbie has had 57 cases allocated in which 25 ATP’s have been given to date.

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