Carolyn qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989 becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in 2000.
From 1898 to 1998 Carolyn worked in general accounting practice dealing with business tax and accounts for incorporated and non-incorporated businesses, VAT, personal tax (income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax), trust accounts and taxation, and tax planning. This included dealing with tax and VAT enquiries and investigations.
Carolyn has worked in litigation services since 1998, specialising in personal injury claims including clinical negligence, catastrophic injuries and fatal accident claims. Carolyn's particular areas of expertise are in quantifying complex loss of earnings claims, pension losses and claims involving foreign taxation.
Carolyn has prepared reports as an expert appointed by a single party, including matters listed in the Supreme Court of Singapore, and as a single joint expert. Her other forensic and litigation experience includes quantifying losses for employment tribunals, business disruption, matrimonial disputes (in particular bespoke Duxbury calculations), criminal proceedings, professional negligence claims and commercial litigation. Carolyn also presents training on accounting issues involved in personal injury claims.
Carolyn's forensic expertise includes:
Fellow of the ICAEW (FCA)