Grant Thornton appoints forensic partner

BANKING AND FINANCIAL specialist Marcus McCaffrey has been appointed as a partner within Grant Thornton’s forensic team.

McCaffrey joins the firm’s advisory division with immediate effect, bringing experience in financial crime, fraud, corruption, asset tracing, sanctions, non-performance of contracts and regulatory breaches.

With significant experience in the international development aid, extractives and pensions sectors, McCaffrey has led international assignments across the EU, the former Soviet Union, Gulf Cooperation Council and sub-Saharan Africa jurisdictions.

His experience includes acting for central banks, foreign governments and regulators; as well as corporate bodies and law firms.

Phil Crooks, partner and head of forensic at Grant Thornton UK, said: “The depth and magnitude of Marcus’ experience in forensic investigations truly complements our growing team of professionals; particularly as we mark a record year of performance. Having Marcus on board undoubtedly reinforces our specialist skills, as we continue to go from strength to strength.”

McCaffrey will be based at the firm’s Finsbury Square offices in London.

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