FORENSIC ACCOUNTING COURSES FOR BARRISTERS
FTC, a leading professional training company, and Chantrey VellacottDFK, chartered accountants will be providing the forensic
accounting courses in London and on Circuit.
The aim of the course is:
To provide an awareness of the principles and practice of forensic accounting with special emphasis on the forensic
uses of financial documentation and accounts by businesses and individuals.
To ensure that barristers are familiar with the business and financial documentation and accounting records
supporting monetary claims in the context of a barristers’ practice whether at the family, common law, commercial,
chancery or criminal bar.
To provide a multi-disciplinary course relevant to the practice of all barristers.
The course is intended to provide guidance in the use of financial information in the context of litigation. It is not intended to
equip you with the skill of preparing accounts or to provide an understanding of the accounts you are required to keep as
barristers in independent practice.
The course comprises a web-based seminar to be completed at a time of your choice followed by face-to-face training over a
consecutive period of three days. The course will have a minimum duration of 20 hours. Attendance on the course will satisfy
the Bar Council’s requirements to complete the compulsory forensic accountancy course during your pupilage year or by the
end of your first three years of practice. It is necessary to complete the web-based seminar and an assessment prior to attending
the face-to-face training.
The face-to-face training part of the course will be taught through case studies replicating briefs to counsel. The subject matter
of the case studies will reflect a variety of the specialist areas of the law–crime, family, personal injury, commercial, chancery.
The relevance of the same or similar principles to problems arising in specialist areas other than the subject matter of the case
study will be highlighted so as to illustrate the multi and inte