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Chris Wheeler

Partner // Head of Forensic , London

Chris is a forensic accountant with over 25 years of experience, gained through both Big 4 accounting firms and leading legal practices. He brings accounting and investigative expertise to DWF's Economic Crime and Fraud service and specialises in supporting clients with internal investigations into losses arising from fraud and bribery. Chris is an accredited counter fraud specialist. Chris also supports legal teams with the quantification of losses when faced with contractual disputes and insurance claims, such as those arising from business interruption.
Chris Weeler | Head of DWF Forensic Services | DWF


Chris supports our corporate and insurance clients across most sectors throughout the world. He has led investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption in West Africa; false shipping documentation generated in the Far East; and cyber-attacks directed at businesses and charities throughout Europe.

He has commented on fraud to the media and has given numerous presentations on fraud to various UK Government Offices. Chris is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, an ADR Accredited Mediator and an CFPAB Accredited Counter Fraud specialist. He has given evidence as a quantum expert in adjudications and ICC arbitrations and has been a witness of fact for the CPS at various UK Crown Courts following investigations arising from whistle-blowing allegations and a direct result of his own intuition when consulted by auditors and insurance claims handlers.

Chris is also a passionate runner and competes in trail and mountain ultras at distances up to 100 miles.

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