The three will be responsible for strengthening the firm’s e-disclosure,
technology investigation and forensic data intelligence services, which include
supporting complex cross-border litigation proceedings and regulatory reviews,
in addition to offering sophisticated data driven fraud detection solutions.
They will be led by Walker, partner and head of Forensic Technology &
Discovery Services for Northern Europe, Middle East, India and Africa, who has
been tasked with growing the UK practice by 100% over the next 12 months and
putting the firm at the forefront of the market.
Commenting on the appointments, John Smart, head of fraud investigation
& dispute services (FIDS) at Ernst & Young, said, ‘Attracting 3 of the
UK’s leading practitioners in forensic technology is a great success for Ernst
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